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Zero Tolerance policies, a tool that entrenches anti-Blackness in UK Schools

By Ife Thompson Since the advent of the US-based charter Schools in the early 1990s, there has been a steady increase in UK schools towards the use of zero-tolerance behaviour policies. This is a behavioural policy that increases the likely hood of pupils in general, but Black pupils in particular, of being placed in Pupil ReferralContinue reading “Zero Tolerance policies, a tool that entrenches anti-Blackness in UK Schools”

Black languages throughout the Diaspora 

By Sophia Purdy-Moore 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 African Creole (Pidgin) andContinue 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”

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