Category Archives: The Voice Online

  • This journalist is inspiring 50+ women to date in new book

    This journalist is inspiring 50+ women to date in new book

    Image Text: DATING GAME: Patsy Isles A NEW book that puts 50 plus women in the driver’s seat when dating online was published yesterday (Oct 18). Text, Talk, Date, Mate, by journalist and former commissioning editor Patsy Isles, shares the pleasures and the pitfalls you only learn through experience.…

  • Hannah Azieb Pool joins Bernie Grant Arts Centre

    Hannah Azieb Pool joins Bernie Grant Arts Centre

    Image Text: APPOINTED: Hannah Azieb Pool THE BERNIE Grant Arts Centre has announced that curator, author and journalist Hannah Azieb Pool has been appointed as their new artistic director, Pool will take on the role in February 2019, and has most recently served as senior programmer for contemporary culture…

  • Seani B salutes Slinger 'The Might Sparrow' Francisco

    Seani B salutes Slinger ‘The Might Sparrow’ Francisco

    Image Text: LEGEND: Slinger Francisco – more commonly known as the Mighty Sparrow – has enjoyed a string of hits over his impressive career LAST WEEK’S column sparked many interesting conversations for me. It’s always insightful to see how people accept your thoughts and how they are interpreted –…

  • Lambeth Council respond to accusations of racism

    Lambeth Council respond to accusations of racism

    Image Text: ACCUSATIONS: Workers at Lambeth Council have said they have experienced several instances of racism at work (Image: Steve Cadman) LAMBETH COUNCIL’S chief executive Andrew Travers has met with black and ethnic minority staff to address accusations of racism made against the local authority. Travers attended Lambeth Council’s…

  • Celebrating Black History Month at Africa on the Square

    Celebrating Black History Month at Africa on the Square

    Image Text: CELEBRATION: Africa On The Square THE MAYOR of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the line-up for Africa on the Square, a show-stopping festival of music, food and culture. The celebration, at Trafalgar Square, is for Londoners and visitors of all ages to sample a wide variety of…

  • Camilla Beeput takes on Lena Horne in one-woman show

    Camilla Beeput takes on Lena Horne in one-woman show

    Image Text: STAR APPEAL: Camilla Beeput SINGER AND ACTRESS Camilla Beeput will celebrate the life of and music of Lena Horne, one of the most significant African-American figures in 20th century entertainment, when she returns to the London stage for five nights in November as part of the EFG London Jazz…

  • PM criticised after holding Black History Month event

    PM criticised after holding Black History Month event

    Image Text: NUMBER 10 RECEPTION: Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a Black History Month celebration this week PRIME MINISTER Theresa May hosted black Britons at Number 10 for a special reception to mark Black History Month this week. But the celebratory event, which comes at a time when the…

  • White SA farmers found guilty of murdering black teen

    White SA farmers found guilty of murdering black teen

    Image Text: The two accused Pieter Dooreward and Phillip Schutte (Photo credit: Tiro Ramatlhatse) TWO SOUTH African farmers have been found guilty of murder after killing a 16 year-old black boy in 2017. According to BBC Africa, Judge Ronald Hendricks said he believed Pieter Doorewaard, 27, and Phillip Schutte,…

  • Black anti-slavery campaigners in Edinburgh celebrated

    Black anti-slavery campaigners in Edinburgh celebrated

    Black anti-slavery campaigners in Edinburgh celebrated The interactive map charting the hundreds of black campaigners highlights the important locations where the abolitionists stayed during their time in Edinburgh 17/10/2018 01:22 PM Image Text: IMPORTANT: Frederick Douglass (Photo credit: National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives…

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