The Amazon Warriors of Africa – Great Female Warriors – The Mino, Mothers of Benin

The Amazons. That was the name given by the French to the mighty female warriors whom they confronted and finally defeated in 1892 after great and wholesome battles in the kingdom that was formerly known as Dahomey. Originally known as the Mino, meaning “our mothers”  they were an all  female military regiment.  First formed in […]

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Black History Timeline Poster available online – defining moments in Black History and the Black Lives Matter movement.

The Guardian has launched a Black History Timeline Poster. The first in the series was published on 11th July and every day this week from Monday 13th to Friday 17th others will follow.  The series documents key historical moments and the Black Lives Matter movement of the past decade. View the interactive wall chart here:  […]

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Africa Outside – Hush!

HUSH! Did Rachel weep for her children? Yes, Who wept for me? Hush, the day has dawned Hush, are these the lost of Africa? Hush! Lost! Never! We are easily identifiable No matter how diluted So hush, Let your heart not weep   How many prophets have we had How many slain? Hush, let your […]

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Black Cultural Archives

  CEO of the BCA  Arike Oke updates us on the purpose and poignance of the Black Cultural Archives. Following last year’s successful Windrush Exhibition and  National Windrush Day celebrations on site, with a new injection of funds BCA are looking  to the future. In 2020 they teamed up with the National Archives giving greater […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine Read Digital Version here

 LEADING THE WAY TO A BETTER FUTURE CELEBRATING THE PAST  RELEVANT YEAR ROUND READING! Fresh! Inspiring! Uplifting! Unique! These are just some of the words used by our readers to describe the new and original Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine! The first in a series of publications from Editions Media Limited . Black History […]

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New Daughters of Africa

By Joy Sigaud   PUBLISHER AND EDITOR MARGARET BUSBY’S LANDMARK ANTHOLOGY SHOWCASES MORE THAN 200 CONTEMPORARY FEMALE WRITERS OF AFRICAN DESCENT FROM AROUND THE GLOBE TO MUCH ACCLAIM… Published in 2019 the book continues to inspire and attract both readers and aspiring writers in equal measure. The authors have also now waived their fees to […]

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Children: 100 Great Black Britons Home Schooling Competition – Entry Details

Sponsored by Europe’s largest education union  The NEU,  Britain’s National Education Union have teamed up with Patrick Vernon, creator and founder of 100 Great Black Britons  and launched a competition for school aged children. With plenty of aids and online resources available for research and discussion you can access the competition entry form here: https://www.100greatblackbritons.co.uk/competition.html […]

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Voices Of The Young Calling For Change – If only someone would listen – Black Lives Matter

DEFINING MOMENTS. By Joy Sigaud The young have arisen and taken to the streets. Worldwide protest marches and mostly peaceful. Some walk up to 50 miles per day stopping every so often to kneel, pray, collectively gather momentum and for the most part, considering the millions worldwide who have taken it upon themselves to stand […]

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THANK YOU! From Editions Lifestyle Magazine, Windrush Review & Editions’ Review

The team at Editions Media would like to thank our readers, contributors and supporters for their encouragement and support over the past year. Since its inception we have successfully produced and distributed 3 publications for the Afro-Caribbean and African diasporas including one specifically for the Windrush Generation. We are also pleased to announce that we […]

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The UK’s First History Professor of African Heritage Dr Hakim Adi gives Scholarly Insight: Pan-Africanism, Slavery, Colonialism and African Diasporas

 Olatoun Gabi-Williams,  founder  of Borders Literature, interviews Professor Hakim Adi with very enlightening results covering a range of historical and current issues including some affecting the diasporas of African heritage in the UK. Professor Hakim Adi a British historian  brought inspiration to Africa and to the nation of Guinea-Bissau with his nomination of Amílcar Cabral, […]

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Africa: Sustainable Development Book Club for Children

Joy Sigaud In support of the UN International Decade for People of African Descent, Borders Literature have created a children’s book club to be launched on 17th June 2020. A compilation of reading lists designed to educate and inspire children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old in the diasporas worldwide and cross […]

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Windrush Heroes Sam King MBE and Claudia Jones – Joyce Fraser gives a personal insight.

 A woman of many talents, award winning descendant of the first Windrush pioneers,  Joyce Fraser is the  founder of the charity Black Heroes Foundation. Here she speaks frankly to Joy Sigaud about some of her personal experiences as a child of the Windrush Generation and the making of the acclaimed film, The Story of Sam […]

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Windrush Pioneers and Champions – Resource Pack for Schools Available

By Joy Sigaud The Windrush Foundation was founded in 1996 by the late Sam B. King and Arthur Torrington CBE  to honour the first wave of British subjects who arrived on the HMT Empire Windrush in 1948 and to  promote good community relations. It has been pivotal in raising general  awareness of the many contributions […]

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Lady Colin Campbell, Our Beloved Prince Harry and Meghan Markle -New Book!

Jamaican born and proud of it, Lady Colin Campbell, daughter of a prominent Jamaican merchant, has penned yet another book. Whether she is considered a royal humbug or self-appointed scribe for posterity,  it cannot be denied that she continues to attract unprecedented attention and is frequently called upon by the national media for her insight […]

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Covid 19 Lockdown Activity – 100 Great Black Britons Home School Children’s Competition

Sponsored by Europe’s largest education union  The NEU,  Britain’s National Education Union have teamed up with Patrick Vernon, creator and founder of 100 Great Black Britons  and launched a competition for school aged children. Once the preserve of a few, home schooling is now the norm during the Covid 19 pandemic lockdown and the competition […]

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