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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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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.

islamic finance

What is Islamic Finance? Islamic finance is a type of financing activities that must comply with Sharia (Islamic Law). The concept can also refer to the investments that are permissible under Sharia. The common practices of Islamic finance and banking came into existence along with the foundation of Islam. However, the establishment of formal Islamic finance occurred …

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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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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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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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