The Growing Digital Market in the Black Community. What is Afrotech!

  For those who missed it or haven’t quite grasped the concept yet, Editions Lifestyle gives an overview of the significance and growing movement of digital technology in the Black digital sector.  Afrotech was founded in Oakland California by Black tech experts for the huge Black digital industry which is relevant in almost every area […]

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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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Is it Abuse? Exploring Signs of Psychological Abuse.

By Antonia Comrie. Is it abuse or is he just a very nice person…really, terribly clever, always doing good, but just a little bit highly strung and clingy? He’s not stalking me, he’s just ringing several times a day and keeping a close eye on what I’m doing because he has a genuine interest in […]

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Remembering The Black Servicemen of WW1 and WW2

By A Prisoner in HMP Birmingham Thanks to the wonderful distribution network, Editions Lifestyle Magazine has reached many people including prisoners at HMP Birmingham and inspired by Black History Month we are publishing verbatim a story he wrote about Black people who served in the Great War and World War 2. On the 4th August […]

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Gary Younge Appointed as Professor at Manchester University

Award-winning author, broadcaster and columnist Gary Younge is joining The University of Manchester, after being appointed as a Professor of Sociology in the School of Social Sciences. The University is one of the UK’s  major research institutions consistently ranked as one of the world’s  elite for graduate employability. Gary,  who speaks several languages has been […]

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Black History Matters – One Picture A Thousand Words

AFRICA BURNS As the world’s focus is fixed on the Amazon, Bloomberg reported there were near 7000 fires in Angola and circa 3400 in DR Congo alone, compared to the 2100 the international community were witnessing in the Amazon at the time of going to press.  ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS – A FAVOURITE PHOTO […]

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Black children in 19th Century England From Workhouse to Barnardo’s to Forced Migrations

By Joy Sigaud   Editions Lifestyle remembers the Black children of Victorian England. Many were biracial, often abandoned by their parents on account of their colour. Others who were not intentionally abandoned were often from extremely poor families who could not be  maintained by their parents,  who sometimes committed themselves to the notorious workhouses out […]

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£500,000 Fund for Windrush Day 2020 Celebrations – Applications Invited

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have once again launched the  2020 fund,  created in 2018 to support community groups who wish to apply for funding to celebrate National Windrush Day. The first National Windrush Day 2019 was a great success following the immense inaugural celebrations of 2018 and opened up dialogue and […]

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Who Should be the Greatest Black Briton of 2020? Register your nominations now

Black History Month is over but Black History matters all year ’round and it is  time to reflect and remember those who have made an impact on the quality of our lives in both an historical and contemporary context.  Who should be the greatest Black Briton of 2020? Nominations are being accepted now. To register […]

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Black History Month: Barnado’s Say Charities Must Lead From The Front To Fairly Represent Multicultural Britain

By Hugh Sherriffe  Regional Director Barnado’s   I began my career at Barnardo’s in 1989 – two years after the UK’s first Black History Month. I joined the charity because I wanted to make a difference. Growing up Black in Birmingham, gave me an understanding of societal injustices and a steely determination to root out […]

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Black History Matters – Let us not be forgotten!

…For Black History Month  2019 and Beyond. As we approach the end of Black History Month 2019 Editions Lifestyle recognises the story doesn’t end here. There is so much to say and so much to learn, as we learn about ourselves, those who have gone before us and share it with the population at large. […]

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Black Coal Miners – A tribute to a hidden past

We know that much of our history is hidden, sometimes deliberately because of atrocities  committed that no one wishes to acknowledge and other times simply through circumstances. Not everyone wants to be at the forefront, ready to document their lives or pose for a camera yet as Afro-Caribbeans/Africans  in the UK  research their own past […]

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What’s On! Black History Month! Black History Matters! Black History…

For Black History Month 2019 Editions Lifestyle Black History Matters  list just some of the wonderful array of activities and events. There’s more than enough around to fill any diary, whatever your preference:     Africa: Did You Know? A Hip-Hop Musical.  Music4Causes is a hip-hop musical theatre featuring rapper Kimba. Followed by Q&A + […]

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7 Year Old Abigail Curates Her Own Exhibition for Black History Month

By Joy Sigaud Abigail Webster, now there’s a name to watch. Only 7 years old she has the confidence and discernment of a wise adult. She listens attentively and extracts from what she sees all information that is of significance to her goal and does not hesitate to ask a question if there is something […]

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