Embodiment of strength and black power, Dylema is a force to be reckoned with! Bold, fierce and memorising is how I would describe her work. I remember the first time I heard, ‘What if a black girl knew’ I felt empowered and inspired. It gave me a breath of fresh air and reminded me of […]
Michelle Tiwo is a star. Their talents shine brighter than their smile and with more than a few jobs under their belt, they are currently taking centre stage at the Bush Theatre as the one of two queer black performers having joined Outbox Theatre’s And The Rest of Me Floats last month. Outside of being […]
The first ever youth festival for LGBTQ+ young people of colour is being held this February in Birmingham. A ‘free to attend’ event, the COLOURS Youth Festival aims to bring together, centre and celebrate LGBTQ+ young people of colour in its inaugural edition. So why should LGBT+ young people of colour come along for the day? […]
Tuesday saw the lift off of Playhouse Theatre’s show Caroline, or Change directed by Michael Longhurst. The musical fronted by Sharon D Clarke who is best known for playing Killer Queen in We Will Rock You and Oda Mae Brown in Ghost the Musical, was filled with heart, soul and blues. Set in Louisiana during the early 60’s, we […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘The Day Hip Hop Lied’ by Mr Gee. Enjoy!
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Ashe’ by Mica Hamilton. Ashe The saviours of man kind The Goddesses. Those who do not have to fight this fight. Those who walk within the figure of eight And whose crowns […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Black People Doing Things Rarely Gets A Mention’ by Rebecca Akrofie. There were 2 Black boys on TV in the past month The first one they showed was face down The second […]
The black cinematic experience is changing and not just by the hands of straight poc but also queer poc. The reinvention of black films in the last ten years has reached new levels of success, dominating the box office earning millions worldwide, gaining critical acclaim and winning prestigious awards in the top categories for film. With 2019 around […]
Travis Alabanza, performer, poet, creative thinker, activist and absolute stylish diva, who may I add has appeared in campaigns with MAC x ASOS and performed across the country and internationally! They took some time to catch up with me after performing in Denmark. Travis touched on various topics from loving A.Z, creating and performing their […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some peoms both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘When They Dismiss My Blackness‘ by Yasmina Nuny. You can follow Yasmina Nuny on both Twitter and Instagram at: @yasmeeener.