Category : UK

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Social Media Has Done For Black British Women In One Decade What TV Couldn’t In Thirty Years

Growing up in the 90s, one might assert that TV was reasonably good for black people living in the UK. Although black and brown faces were few and far between, we were at least treated to strong matriarchs imported from…

No Comments / 6 View / January 11, 2018


Women4Africa Awards nominations close Friday 15th December 2017

Nominations close in 3 days. Nominate that amazing woman today at BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR (Must have been in business for over 2 years) CAREER WOMAN OF THE YEAR INSPIRATIONAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY…

No Comments / 2 View / December 12, 2017


Esther Alade to host The Discourse on ABN Radio

From Wednesday 6th December 2017 Esther Alade will be hosting the socio-political and culture talk show ” The Discourse”. The show will broadcast every Wednesday starting from tomorrow from 7am – 1oam You can connect via: Or on TuneIn It…

No Comments / 5 View / December 5, 2017


Reggie Yates quits Top of the Pops over ‘offensive’ Jewish manager remarks

Reggie Yates has stepped down from Top of the Pops after admitting making “offensive” comments about Jewish music managers. The presenter, 34, had been signed up to host Christmas Day and New Year specials with Fearne Cotton.  He will no…

No Comments / 1 View / December 5, 2017


New Style Radio 98.7 FM in breach in 2 shows

Ofcom has found New Style Radio 98.7 FM in breach of rules regarding offensive language during two shows. The station, which serves Afro-Caribbean communities in the Winson Green area of Birmingham, aired two songs which drew complaints. The first, broadcast…

No Comments / 3 View / December 5, 2017


New Initiative To Teach 20,000 Girls How To Code For Free

The Code First: Girls initiative addresses critical gap in the UK’s job market and set to boost the national economy MULTI-AWARD winning social enterprise Code First: Girls announces today (Dec 5) the launch of its 2020 campaign, to teach 20,000…

No Comments / 5 View / December 5, 2017


The Colour Network Launches The Black Magic Podcast

The Colour Network partners with Audio Producers Unedited to launch new podcast series BLACK ENTERTAINMENT platform The Colour Network launched its annual Black Magic Awards last month to honour women of colour who have pushed boundaries and made remarkable contributions…

No Comments / 3 View / November 9, 2017


This New Web Series Explores the Experiences of Black Muslims in Britain

  A new webseries on being black and Muslim addresses what co-founder, Mohamed Mohamed, calls an underrepresentation of the Black Muslim experience during Black History Month in the UK. The series has even spawned a new hashtag: #BlackAndMuslimInBritain. With almost 275,000 Muslims of…

No Comments / 3 View / October 11, 2017


VoxAfrica Named Channel Of The Year

VOXAFRICA THANKED their viewers and supporters following the TV station’s recent win at the 2017 African Pride Awards, which saw them pick up the title of African Channel Of The Year. Other awards handed out on the night include the…

No Comments / 1 View / September 22, 2017


New Style Radio in breach for election special

Community station New Style Radio 98.7 FM has been found in breach of its licence after discussing the elections whilst polling stations were open. The station, which targets AfroCaribbean listeners living in Winson Green and the surrounding areas of Birmingham,…

No Comments / 2 View / September 6, 2015