Black languages throughout the Diaspora 

By Sophia Purdy-Moore and Ife Thompson Black British English, West African Creole, Jamaican Patois and more… Although Black British people only make up 3% of the UK’s general population, Black British English has had a profound impact on British and global culture. Black British English is a combination of The Jamaican Language (Patois), West AfricanContinue reading “Black languages throughout the Diaspora “

FESTAC 77: The Revival of Black and African Cultural Values

By Oluwatosin Attah ‘For the first time since the Slave Trade, for the first time in 500 years, the black family was together again, was whole again, was one again.’ – May 1977 Edition of Ebony Magazine This article highlights the cultural importance of the Second World Black Festival of Arts and Culture whilst underliningContinue reading “FESTAC 77: The Revival of Black and African Cultural Values”

BLAM UK Press Release: BLAM UK is now a AQA Award Unit centre

Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health UK CIC (BLAM UK) is now an Approved AQA Unit Award Centre. We are currently providing AQA award Units on Black British history and in the process of creating our own AQA BLAM Black History Module. We provide this service for All Key stages 1-5. AQA provides the UnitContinue reading “BLAM UK Press Release: BLAM UK is now a AQA Award Unit centre”

The Race Today Collective: Why Press and Media are Vital in the Fight for Racial Equity

By: Michelle Aboagye Race Today was a collective focused on uplifting Black communities, showcasing our narratives and pushing back against racist institutions and interpersonal racism in the UK . The collective produced  a journal  of the same name, where they platformed art, culture, and gave a voice to Black communities in the UK and theContinue reading “The Race Today Collective: Why Press and Media are Vital in the Fight for Racial Equity”