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Ground-breaking report examines patterns and motivations for Black giving

Britain’s first ever report into Black philanthropy and charitable giving reflects the voices of people of colour in the UK talking about their patterns of giving, why they give, to whom and how much. ‘Valuing the Black Philanthropic Pound’, a study produced by GiveBLACK in partnership with UCL, draws on an evidence base of focus…

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ABFF Global comes to London

The hugely influential American Black Film Festival (ABFF) makes a timely and historic entrance into the UK this month (September 27-29 2019) staging the first installment of its Global Film Series in London. The event, sponsored by Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). takes place at Picturehouse Central in London’s West End, and is an integral part…

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Black Cultural Archives appoints new Managing Director

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new Managing Director. Her role will be to drive BCA’s mission to use its unique collection to promote the teaching, learning and understanding of African and Caribbean people’s history and heritage in Britain, as well as leading the strategic development of BCA, delivering against a…

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A Book That Changed my Life | Patrice Lawrence

We all hold memories of books that have sparked our imagination, but is there one special book that has changed your life? We asked the author, Patrice Lawrence to tell us  about a book that had a huge impact on her. Here’s what she shared… Black Looks: Race and Representation by bell hooks The writer who…