Women in Tech Gather At Condé Nast to Celebrate Black History Month

By Serena Lee Coding Black Females is a women’s tech group making meaningful waves in the field of technology. These women endeavour to build a more inclusive and forward-thinking IT industry by sharing their experiences, advice, and training. Last week the group were invited to Condé Nast International for Black History Month – Celebrating black […]

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Boris Johnson Prime Minister, Message for Black History Month 2019

As we continue with preparations for Black History Month and in the midst of the current crisis Prime Minister Boris Johnson has released a Black History Month message for our readers:   Black History Month always provides a fantastic opportunity for us to recognise the outstanding contributions people of African and Caribbean descent have made […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine Launch Reception

To celebrate the launch of Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine 2019, Founder and Editor Joy Sigaud hosted a reception sponsored by the Design Museum in Kensington London of Friday 4th October. H.E High Commissioner Seth Ramocan and Head of Communications at 10 Downing Street Rachel Brown each gave excellent heart warming speeches. Here are […]

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Gina Miller – Voted Most Outstanding Woman of Colour for Black History Month 2019

By Joy Sigaud Editions Lifestyle Black History Month conducted a survey and  a cross section of readers and participants were asked to vote for their favourite Woman of Colour whom they think should be recognised as the most outstanding for Black History Month 2019. The results were very close with Michelle Obama as first runner […]

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This Black History Month We Thank The Duchess of Sussex for Her Empowering Role

Editions Lifestyle Black History Month magazine thank the Duchess of Sussex for all her hard work in raising awareness of global issues and mental health. Not long after giving birth to her son Archie Mountbatten Windsor, she was on the campaign trail again meeting greeting and empowering,  not only at home but worldwide. Women of […]

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Art Not Aid Raises £20,000 – A Resounding Black History Month Success!

The brainchild of Hindy Mohammed and Chukwudi Onwadiwe owner of Chuck Gallery in Manchester collaborated to promote Nigerian artists and raise money through a one off auction event in London last week. Sponsored by Mocoh Oil, Alhaji Hassan Tukur and Targett-Desso the organisers say they raised £20,000 in under an hour as guests clamoured for […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine At 10 Downing Street Reception for Black History Month

Head of BME Communications Rachel Brown at No. 10 introduced a new theme to  the 2019 Black History Month reception. There was a wonderful array of stalls displaying a variety of products from the manufacturing, catering, music and fashion sectors with an impressive number of young entrepreneurs from the BME community attending as well as […]

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Portrait of a Generation – Exhibition by Jim Grover – Windrush Stories

When I first made contact with Jim Grover for the Windrush celebrations we had no idea of the impact his photo essays of the descendants of the Windrush Generation  would have, although their historical value was at the forefront of his thinking. He had spent 11 months with families, their friends and associates immersing himself […]

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100 Great Black Britons 2020 – Register Your Vote Now!

Black History Month is here and it is a 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 your nomination, click here. http://100greatblackbritons.co.uk  Anyone […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine BHM Message From Jamaican High Commissioner H.E. Seth Ramocan

  It is my honour and pleasure to warmly greet the readers of this Black History Month magazine as we celebrate and highlight Black History Month 2019. The month of October is also observed in Jamaica as National Heritage Month, when we pay homage to our six national heroes and one heroine, whose rich contributions […]

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Black History Month 2019 Magazine…New!

Welcome!  Get a copy of the first, original concept, content  and design,  souvenir issue of  Editions Lifestyle Black History Month Magazine 2019 on 1st October  free with the Evening Standard at Oxford Circus and 11 other tube stations around London. It is also be available from selected leading Sainsbury Stores, Tesco and Asda in and […]

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Black History Matters – About The Editor

As well as composing small works played by the Philharmonia Orchestra, Joy Sigaud is an Editor and Publisher with a wealth of experience in the field. She writes and reviews matters of general interest, including interviews and dialogues. She has a longstanding history in publishing which began in 1979, after a short stint with Times […]

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2 Blue Plaques for Bob Marley Heralds the start of Black History Month 2019

Bob Marley Awarded English Heritage Blue Plaque & Nubian Jak Plaque in One Week.  New plaques marks London base of Jamaican singer-songwriter. Described as one of the greatest singer-songwriters of our time Jamaican born  Bob Marley has been honoured with an English Heritage blue today,  joining the likes of  Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, George Frideric Handel […]

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Editions Lifestyle Magazine For Black History Month 2019

Having edited two of the foremost magazines for Black History in the UK, editor Joy Sigaud recognised  there was no publication representing the general black population that was neither politically motivated nor constantly justifying and proving the mere existence of the African, Afro-Caribbean and mixed Afro population in the UK. Historically there were one or […]

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Raising the Anchor – A Windrush Memorial Project Launch

Leading protagonist, social commentator and human rights activist Patrick Vernon launched the first in a series of public meetings to be held nationwide in his campaign to raise the profile and create a lasting monument to the Windrush Generation and their descendants. Hosted by the BCA (Black Cultural Archives) with Chair Dawn Hill in attendance, […]

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