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  • Black History

    Harlem Renaissance

    Around 1910s in Harlem, New York City became an area where many black immigrants settled from various parts of the country. Where they running from something? Yes and No.   The civil war had…

    21/10/2014
  • Black History

    Black History Month Introduction

    So, it’s here. The month that is supposed to highlight the good, the bad and the ugly parts of black folks’ history regardless of where we’re from. Growing up in school I NEVER learnt…

    03/10/2014
  • Christian Culture

    I don’t think you’ll make it

    “If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan   I was about 12 years old when I was told something that had…

    18/08/2014
  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #5 – Claudia Jones

    While finishing up with the Nella Larsen post, I wanted to see if there were any connections between the Harlem Renaissance in America and a British Afro-Caribbean cultural movement here (like carnival for example).…

    14/06/2014
  • Culture

    Define: Being British

    This is a question that I thought there was an easy answer. I remember when I first started to explore identity back in Sixth Form College as part of my graphic design project; I…

    21/05/2014
  • Christian

    Bible focus: Jonathan – loyalty

    Earning someone’s trust is perhaps the most rewarding part of a relationship – the part of a relationship that takes years to secure but once obtained, is usually nurtured carefully… Sadly though, ‘trust’ and…

    07/05/2014
  • Black History

    In the Spotlight #2 – Dorothy Dandridge

     This video features Dorothy Dandridge and the Nicholas Brothers “Chattanooga Choo Choo.” No guesses who is in this month’s spotlight feature? Dorothy Dandridge. As someone who appreciates performing arts, when I came across the…

    14/03/2014
  • Culture

    I’m a graduate, now what?

    I’m not sure about other unis, but my one didn’t really say much about life after third year, life after graduation… or maybe they did through the emails they sent but I was too…

    05/12/2013