A walk in the park is more commonly associated with a leisurely day out than a stigma-busting message about black fatherhood. 

But three friends sent just such a message while taking their infant children for a stroll through Richmond Park last weekend, prompting hundreds of social media users to show their support with the hashtag #BlackDadMagic. 

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A PICTURE-PERFECT GLIMPSE OF THE PAST

A collecting enthusiast from Twickenham has amassed over ten thousand postcards which offer a glimpse into times gone by. With shows like Who Do You Think You Are and websites like ancestry.com, interest in tracking heritage has grown, but postcards offer a physical memento of the past which a Google search can’t match...

 

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OPERATION BLACK VOTE

Jacqueline Shepherd spoke with Simon Woolley CEO and founder of Operation Black Vote to find out the impact minorities can have on marginal seats and the outcome of the election 2019.

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: AMMA ASANTE – TALENT, TENACITY AND A LARGE HELPING OF “I AM”

It’s obvious that the film industry in the UK is not set up for black women to win. If you’re so bold as to say otherwise, please respond below with your list of prominent black female directors in the UK and I’ll stand corrected. I’ll wait….

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GALLERIES

October is Black History Month (BHM) and to mark the occasion a number of events will be taking place across the capital.  House of African Art part two “Seeing Sounds” at Copeland Gallery celebrates artists of black origin, I caught up with exhibition curator Maryam Lawal.

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