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AfroPunk Afro Shame


AfroPunk London 2016 was kicking. I, however, had Afro Shame and I don’t mean my crazy hair this time. Here is the short version. The Count Down Two months to go  AfroPunk tickets bought. Scandalous price! Credit card heavy -er! Two weeks to go we’re all in a flutter because the tickets have not arrived….

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A United Kingdom Film Review


A United Kingdom is a fantastic film.  It highlights not only the power of love but more importantly the politics of apartheid.  Great Britain was a lead player in Botswana’s apartheid history. The film focuses on the relationship between the main characters: King of Bechuanaland (modern day Botswana) and London office worker, Ruth Williams and their…

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Arts, Events & Exhibitions


  Round up of this week’s ‘must do’ arts, exhibitions, and events. Death on the Nile: Uncovering the afterlife of ancient Egypt The Fitzwilliam Museum | 23 February – 22 May 2016 The first major exhibition for the Fitzwilliam’s 2016 bicentenary celebrations goes beyond the images of mummies, pharaohs and mystery often associated with ancient…

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Arts Exhibitions Events


Round up of this week’s ‘must do’ arts, exhibitions, and events. Eleven Women Facing War Nick Danziger IWM London | Until 24 April 2016 The first UK display of Eleven Women Facing War, an exhibition of photographs and film by award-winning British photographer Nick Danziger. It records the stories of eleven women in different conflict…

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Arts, Exhibitions and Events


Round up of this week’s ‘must do’ arts, exhibitions and events. West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song The British Library Fri 16 Oct 2015 – Tue 16 Feb 2016 *closing soon* An exhibition of literature and music – from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. It…

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Rachel Dolezal – Saint or Sinner?


Rachel Dolezal the former leader of the NAACP1chapter in Spokane is an activist and artist. Mother of an adopted black child, she is a professor of black studies and has held seminars on black hair. Recently Rachel was appointed to serve the Police Ombudsman to oversee fairness and equity in law enforcement. Rachel has written…

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