Brighton Festival launches 2021 programme with the Theme ‘Care’

Brighton Festival launches 2021 programme with the Theme ‘Care’

THE ACCLAIMED British and Ethiopian poet, playwright and broadcaster, Lemn Sissay MBE has launched the Brighton Festival 2021 programme as guest director, signalling a welcome return for the arts under the theme of ‘care’. Following…

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Rochelle Humes speaks to The Voice about The Black Maternity Scandal documentary

Rochelle Humes speaks to The Voice about The Black Maternity Scandal documentary

ON MONDAY at 8 pm, Channel 4 will air a documentary titled The Black Maternity Scandal.  Presenter and mother-of-three Rochelle Humes looks into why black women are four times more likely to die in childbirth.…

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Breonna Taylor’s mother: “We’re dying without her”

Breonna Taylor’s mother: “We’re dying without her”

BREONNA TAYLOR’S mother has spoken to Good Morning Britain where she said the family are “dying without her” and feel used by President Biden.  One year on from her Breonna Taylor’s shooting by police in…

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BAFTA announce nominations for 2021 awards

BAFTA announce nominations for 2021 awards

THE BRITISH Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced the nominations for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2021, celebrating the very best in film of the past year. In a first…

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Air Studios to fund new annual diversity scholarship to the University of Surrey

Air Studios to fund new annual diversity scholarship to the University of Surrey

GLOBALLY RENOWNED recording studio AIR are set to fund a new diversity scholarship to one of the most prestigious degree courses in sound recording at the University of Surrey.  We want to support and provide…

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The Edu-Scope Show focuses on issues that matter

The Edu-Scope Show focuses on issues that matter

FROM MENTAL health challenges to studying with learning difficulties ‘The Edu-Scope Show’, a unique, education-focused, community internet radio show, launches this weeend. Ariane Mercurius-Taylor, founder & CEO of UpReach in the Community CIC, the organisation…

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Inspirational performance artist launches all deaf TV panel show

Inspirational performance artist launches all deaf TV panel show

Multi award-winning Deaf performance artist Vilma Jackson is launching a new chat show featuring an all-star selection of Deaf panellists. I am Black, Deaf, and a woman. Each of these on their own present barriers…

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Coventry City of Culture Trust puts diversity at the heart of governance with appointment of new trustees

Coventry City of Culture Trust puts diversity at the heart of governance with appointment of new trustees

QUALIFIED SOLICITER and law lecturer Olubunmi Adenegan has been named as one of the seven new Coventry City of Culture trustees appointed. Coventry City of Culture Trust had a clear objective to strengthen the diversity…

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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ director reflects on his time working with Chadwick Boseman

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ director reflects on his time working with Chadwick Boseman

WHEN I dare to suggest to George C. Wolfe that the epic performance of the late Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was potentially elevated further by the fact he was literally fighting for…

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Brits win big at Golden Globes as awards selection panel admits they ‘must do better’ on inclusivity

Brits win big at Golden Globes as awards selection panel admits they ‘must do better’ on inclusivity

THE HOLLYWOOD Foreign Press Association addressed the issues on a lack of diversity among their members at the 2021 Golden Globes, which saw the late Chadwick Boseman land best actor in a drama and British…

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