Nov 18, Your World

Where Are The Black Teachers At?

A couple of months ago The Move posted a poll on twitter to ask you all ‘How many black teachers/academics have taught you throughout your education?’ This was following a research report which found that: Out of more than 18,000 professors at UK universities, only about 110 are black Only 3.2% of academic managers, directors […]

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Oct 18, TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep2: Black Feminism

Hello! It’s black history month so we decided to give you all TWO podcasts this month which are available on BOTH ITunes and Soundcloud! This episode is all about Black Feminism. In this episode we discuss the Serena Williams v Naomi Osaka tennis match which rocked the world with debate, black men and white women’s perception of […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Interview: Connect4Better (Cee4Bee)

Tell us a bit about Cee4Bee Connect4Better (Cee4Bee) is a three year old charity which sets out to improve the life chances of the minority black Afro-Caribbean living in UK. We want to reduce the statistics surrounding poverty within the Black community and want to see more Black African-Caribbeans breaking the glass ceiling in the […]

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TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep1 Pt2

Welcome to all our listeners! It’s your hosts @cillahope_, @toro_ox and @jaytheeking. To launch our podcasting move off in full flow we decided to give you all a TWO part episode this month!! Following on from our previous convo on the Black British experience we are discussing an array of hot topics from the impacts of pornography […]

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Apr 18, Your Culture

“You’re a bounty”

“We’re all running the same race and jumping over the same hurdles – so why are you tripping me up?” – Carlton Banks Does anybody remember “Just Do It” bags? From around 2006 to 2010 these bags epitomised cool – the days of huge rucksacks were gone, and for just £10 from JD Sports you […]

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Feb 18, Your Culture

Embracing the Black British Experience

The first time I saw a black woman with braids on BBC news I screamed; not out of horror, but out of shock, for the first time ever I saw a journalist who looked just like me on British television. For the first time ever, I felt represented as a Black Brit. Growing up, I […]

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Nov 17, Your Culture

Tales Of Abiola

Well if you ask me, it’s annoying when I’m forced to follow mum to a place I just know will be boring. If I had it my way, I would stay home kicking a tennis ball around pretending to be Jay-Jay Okocha as he twists and turns his opponent. Instead, I’m here mumbling lines to […]

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Oct 17, Your Culture, Your World

Racial Colour-blindness in the UK

We are all one race, the human race  Things are so much better now, there are so many jobs out there now.  Not everything has to do with race I’m not a racist but… I’m not racist some of my friends are Black  “I don’t have a racist bone in my body?” That is not […]

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Sept 17, Your World

Of Liberation and Sight…

“You Only Ever Saw Yourself through the Eyes of those You Claim Oppressed You!” You Sought “Liberation” but Continue to Speak as they Spoke. You Sought “Liberation” but Continue to Think as they Thought. You Sought “Liberation” but Continue to hold firm to their Concepts. You Sought “Liberation” but Continue to hold firm to their […]

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Jan 17, Your Culture

Black Music is our Best Form of Therapy

For as long as I can remember, I have always been a huge music fan. Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae, Jazz – I loved it all. With this being said, I believe I was a lot more passive in my engagement with music as a teenager. It is only in recent years that I have come […]

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