Another great interview done! We were excited to interview the imminent poet and writer Claudia Rankine, last friday with thanks to Bristol Festival of Ideas. As if that wasn't enough we also got in a quick interview with historian David Olusoga! Look out for the interviews in our upcoming podcast with Ujima Radio 98fm Want to interview the voices of our time? Or want to produce radio shows/podcasts? Just contact us to get involved. ... See more
See you all tomorrow for this amazing event and raise some £££ for Dominica!
Get yourself down to Mr Wolf this tuesday for an extraordinary night !! JFS presents: JFS's regular jam but this time its in collaboration with Black History Month in aid of the Dominican after Hurricane Maria !! All donations will go to the Official Dominica Hurricane Relief Fund. This will go to sending basic materials such as temporary roofing, blankets, and non-perishable food. Come along listen to some Jazz whilst helping a good cause at the same time! We count on you 😉 !! Drinks Deal include: £2.50 pints all night! 2 for £8 cocktails from 7-10pm A Dj will also be performing until 3am for those who want to carry on the parteyy!! Join JFS here: https://www.bristolsu.org.uk/groups/jazz-funk-soul-bristol Join BME Network: https://www.bristolsu.org.uk/groups/bristol-su-black-and-minority-ethnic-network ... See more
Help make it happen for The UK's first Black Girl Festival! The festival for women and girls is designed to celebrate and explore what it means to be a Black woman in the UK. They want to create a space for Black British women to see themselves within their local London community through a combination of the arts, music, culture and conversation. https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-uks-first-black-girl-festival #BlackGirlFest ... See more
Get your tickets for tonight ASAP! It's going to be amazing there are only 10 more spaces left.
Ever wanted to learn how to DJ like an absolute pro? Join Yewande founder of Intervention for a very cool evening of the basics of DJ-ing . Yewande is taking her love for club oriented music off the dancefloor and back to the people who use it as self-expression for their identity, her Intervention workshops provide a welcoming space for all, with a special emphasis on proving a platform for women of colour and queer and non-binary folks. All identities are welcome at this event 🙂 Only 20 spaces available! So get your tickets now! Join the BME Network here: https://www.bristolsu.org.uk/groups/bristol-su-black-and-minority-ethnic-network ... See more
The Grime Panel!
JJ Bola on Stormzy calling Theresa May a paigon
We're up to something exciting! If you're a black student at University of Bristol interested in journalism and multimedia please get in touch we're looking for contributors 👀👀📝📝
We've been busy the past few days! From attending the Africa Writes pop-up in Bristol with great events such as 'Hidden Stories, and Forbidden Love' talk about Chinelo Okapranta's revolutionary book 'Under the Udala Trees'. To having our own in-depth interview with the amazing Chinelo Okparanta. We discuss everything from her writing to religion, keep an eye out for the upcoming article! We are also excited to have partnered with Ujima Radio 98fm, to create a podcast! Watch this space #BristolisTheNewBlack ... See more
LAST CHANCE TO SEE! FREE screenings at the Bearpit, Bristol Daughters of Igbo woman a trilogy of video shorts shot in landscapes of Eastern Nigeria, St Kitts & Nevis, and Bristol. 3 generations of 18th century African women are rendered visible by writers Akachi Ezeigbo, Vida Rawlins & Ros Martin. "'We reclaim what is ours to give dignity & honour in remembrance.' Artistic director: Ros Martin" www.daughtersofigbowoman.wordpress.com We will see you there ... See more
Marking the anniversary of 250 years from the birth of Frances (Fanny) Coker (1767-1820), these three commemorative films chart three generations in three continents separated by the transatlantic slave trade. As a freed slave, Fanny travelled from Nevis in the Carribbean to become maidservant to Mrs Pinney of the Georgian House in Bristol. Her story is here told from the UK and that of her mother Adaeze from the plantation in Nevis and of her grandmother Ojiugo in Igboland, Eastern Nigeria. Each film is subtitled and lasts around 15 minutes. ... See more
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