“Connie’s story is vital for the empowerment of our youth.” Interviewing director, Dante Alencastre on the film, AIDs Diva: The Legend of Connie Norman |BFI FLARE 2021

This year at the BFI Flare film festival I had the absolute honour to learn about the legend that is Connie Norman. I interviewed director Dante Alencastre to learn more about the film; AIDs Diva: The Legend of Connie Norman.  Can you tell us a little bit about what your movie is about? The documentary is about,… Read More “Connie’s story is vital for the empowerment of our youth.” Interviewing director, Dante Alencastre on the film, AIDs Diva: The Legend of Connie Norman |BFI FLARE 2021

The Southbank Centre presents an outdoor exhibition celebrating Britain’s Black female professors

Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors, a celebration of Black British academics will be brought to the public in a unique free outdoor exhibition.
Commissioned and curated by Dr Nicola Rollock, and photographed by Bill Knight, it features portraits of 45 professors across a broad range of subjects including law, medicine, creative writing and sociology. The exhibition runs from 10 October – 8 November 2020, timed to coincide with Black History Month, and is presented along the Southbank Centre’s very popular public riverside promenade The Queen’s Walk.
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Unheard oral histories are released by the Museum of London to mark Windrush Day

In commemoration of Windrush Day, the Museum of London has released, for the first time, a selection of unheard oral histories from its collection. Recorded in 2018 as part of the Conversation Booth project at The Arrival event in City Hall, the Windrush Conversations tell each individual’s unique story of arrival in London and their… Read More Unheard oral histories are released by the Museum of London to mark Windrush Day