BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Singer of the Year Competition

  Entries Invited Songs of Praise launch a brand new competition to find the best amateur gospel singer in the UK. If you lead worship in your church, sing solos in a gospel choir or just have a passion for gospel music then they wish you to get in touch. In this celebration of Gospel […]

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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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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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BLACK LIVES MATTER Scotland’s Top University – St. Andrews – says SORRY

Scotland’s top university, St Andrews,  established in 1413,  has formally apologised to the BAME community in the wake of worldwide protests lead by the Black Lives Matter movement. The protests began as an outright condemnation of the murder of Black man George Floyd in Minneapolis last month and has since seen a tidal wave of […]

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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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Vanessa James, Champion Pair Skater – A sobering reflection in these times of change.

 Five times French national champion, Canadian born pair skater Vanessa James and Morgan’s stunning performance to The Sound of Silence which was a hit song written by Simon and Garfunkel in 1964,  performed here by Disturbed in 2017. Watch the film clip here By Sybil Kretzmer main photo courtesy CNW. Film clip you tube.

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The Black British Theatre Awards Goes Virtual For 2020

Ensuring  Covid 19 Does Not Impact The Celebration of Black Talent Leading the way in so many arenas and following the devastating impact of Covid 19 on all sectors, not least the theatre and performing arts, Black British Theatre Awards, BBTA,  are pressing ahead.  Opening up no less than four new nomination categories, in addition […]

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Black Cultural Archives – A Legacy

By Arike Oke.  Extract from Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine 2019   CEO of the BCA Arike Oke updates us on the purpose and poignance of the Black Cultural Archives institution. Following the successful Windrush Exhibition and National Windrush Day celebrations on site.  With a new injection of funds BCA are looking to the […]

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