all movies – Black film archive

All Movies – Black Film Archive – (click link) Black Film Archive celebrates the rich, abundant history of Black cinema. We are an evolving archive dedicated to making historically and culturally significant films made from 1915 to 1979 about Black people accessible through a streaming guide with cultural context.

Ebony consortium member elaine powell, honoured for outstanding charity work

Volunteer Elaine Honoured with British Citizen Award A member of Trust staff who has volunteered for almost 45 years to improve healthcare services has received a British Citizen Award. Carers’ lead and peer project support worker Elaine Powell BCAh was one of just 26 medallists recognised in the July 2021 Roll of Honour after being …

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Pro Female Football Player Signs Historic Shoe Deal With Footlocker-Owned Subsidiary

“I just think about all the young people, especially girls and people of color, who will see this as proof that impossible dreams can come true,” CEO Santia Deck shares. The road to this moment has not been easy, but Deck and the entire team at Tronus – the “Tronus tribe” – would agree it …

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63% of Black music makers have experienced racism in UK industry – study

Charisse Beaumont, the chief executive of Black Lives in Music, says: ‘Change is needed across the entire music ecosystem.’ Photograph: – Black Lives in Music is a body advocating for equal opportunities for Black people to work in the UK music industry without discrimination. The study is the first of its kind and intended to address …

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Unveiling the original martin luther king speech – “I have a dream”

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will display the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s original speech from the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. This announcement kicks off a season of celebrating the museum’s fifth anniversary on Sept. 24 and highlights its ongoing mission to tell American history through …

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The necktie man: UK book launch

The Necktie Man: The young Windrush emigree who became a working-class hero. Journeyed in innocence to destiny itself; union man turned senator. This autobiography by Navel (Neville) Foster Clarke, neatly titled ‘The Necktie Man,’ is the illuminating story of a young black man who sailed to Britain from Jamaica in 1955 on the now legendary …

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reggae mixture trivia questions & answers

This is a fun activity for all you reggae lovers, However, you can obtain RnB, Soul and various other genres. Have fun…. Reggae Mixture Trivia Questions & Answers : Music Mixture

Black Rebels: Meet the Fearless Black Female Warriors of the Dahomey Kingdom

The Dahomey Amazons (17th Century – 19th Century) The Dahomey Amazons, or Mino, were an all-female regime of the Fon people of the Kingdom of Dahomey in what is the present-day Republic of Benin. The expertly trained female fighters were notorious for decapitating their opponents in battle. Those unfortunate enough to have been taken captive …

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Ludacris Partners With His Daughter to Produce Animated Netflix Series That Empowers Young Black Girls

Nationwide — Rapper/actor Chris Bridges, more popularly known as Ludacris, is set to produce a new animated series called Karma’s World inspired by his eldest daughter Karma Bridges. The series will be released on Netflix soon.Ludacris’ production company Karma’s World Entertainment is one of the producers of the coming-of-age story that will follow the life of 10-year old …

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dr hadiyah nicole-green: the first person to treat cancer with lazer technology

Dr. Hadiyah Nicole Green, an assistant professor at Morehouse School of Medicine in the Physiology Department, has reportedly become the first person to successfully cure cancer in mice using laser-activated nanoparticles. According to Black Culture News, Dr. Green’s revolutionary and unique nanoparticle technology was found to cure cancer after testing on mice within 15 days …

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U-Roy – The Life of the ‘Originator’ – sadly passed away 17th February 2021

The passing of the ‘Originator’  Ewart Beckford at the age of 78 on Wednesday 17th February 2021, best known to the reggae fraternity as U-Roy. Having grown up listening to the melodic and cultural vibes of his original style of DJ’ing or Toasting, he has been credited with this element of Jamaican rapping and will …

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Clinks.org

Clinks is the infrastructure organisation supporting voluntary organisations in the criminal justice system in England and Wales. Our aim is to ensure that organisations and the people they support are informed and engaged in order to transform lives and communities.

More than 1,200 Google workers condemn firing of AI scientist Timnit Gebru

Gebru is one of the most well-known and respected Black female scientists working in AI. Before joining Google, she co-authored a widely cited 2018 paper that found higher error rates in facial analysis technology for women with darker skin tones. She also co-founded the non-profit Black in AI that aims to increase representation of people of color …

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the erroll mckellar foundation

Born in Brent in North London in 1957, Errol McKellar’s first 53 years revolved mainly around football, family and work. He’s been a youth team coach and scout with Leyton Orient and several other London clubs for almost 30 years and worked with many future stars including the young David Beckham, Ashley Cole and Sol …

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The ebony consortium presentation and networking evening: 2nd October 2020 @ 7.30 via zoom : see below for log-on details

DETAILS : As a registered member you should have received your invite via email, please email admin if not received. LOCATION  7:30 PM (PST) Friday, October 2, 2020 Please access the link below for the meeting:Join Zoom Meeting Link:us04web.zoom.us/…/74480720607 Meeting ID: 744 8072 0607Passcode: NYZc5R Date and Time for Session 2 and 3 will follow. Log-in …

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eric osei

Eric Osei: Business and Economic Development professional Eric Osei is an experienced Business & Economic Development professional. He has over 20 years senior level experience developing and managing multi- £million strategies and programmes, at regional and local levels, to support businesses and economic development. His work has led to the creation of new jobs and …

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blackpast.org

The Baptist War, also known as the Christmas Rebellion, was an eleven-day rebellion that mobilized as many as sixty thousand of Jamaica’s three hundred thousand slaves in 1831–1832. It was considered the largest slave rebellion in the British Caribbean. The name Christmas Rebellion came from the fact that the uprising began shortly after December 25. It was also called the Baptist War …

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I Finally Understand What It Means to Be Biracial: I’m 100% Black and 100% Latina

A few weeks ago, my Peruvian mother asked me with genuine curiosity, “Syd, do you identify as a Black woman?” Without hesitation, I answered, “Yes, I do.” But I wouldn’t have been able to answer this question quite so easily just a few months ago. It took me 23 years to arrive at this point …

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University of Hertfordshire Law Court named after Dr Grace Ononiwu CBE

About Dr Grace Ononiwu CBEGrace graduated from Hatfield Polytechnic (now the University of Hertfordshire) in 1988 with a degree in BA (Hons) Law and Social Sciences, before qualifying as a solicitor three years later. She then joined the CPS and rose quickly through their ranks. Not only was Grace the first Afro-Caribbean Chief Crown Prosecutor …

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kids black history

Welcome to the official trailer for Kids Black History. The videos on KidsBlackHistory are designed for Early Years/Foundation Stage and Key Stage One. This would typically be ideal for children between the ages of 2 – 7. We are providing a catalogue of videos weekly to teach your children positive black history and give them …

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‘They created a new blueprint’: the legacy of Blaxploitation film posters

The genre, which some find tasteless and others empowering, is being explored at a new exhibition with a focus on poster designs Dream McClinton Thu 16 Sep 2021 15.44 BST “Don’t mess roun’ with Foxy Brown,” warns a poster, depicting a sitting Pam Grier, legs crossed in a green dress, scenes of her violent escapades …

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