Nov 18, Your Culture

Policing Of Black Boys In Schools

I’m sure when I say that as a black man I have to face stereotypes, discriminatory practice and racism on a daily basis, this doesn’t come as a surprise. Despite these institutional set backs, over the years, I have been able to adapt my behaviour in order to ‘minimise’ or combat these stereotypes. This skilful […]

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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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Nov 18, Your World

Why Politics Needs More Black People

We live in interesting times as the old adage goes and never has the need been greater for more diversity of voices on our political sphere. We know that bad policies will invariably impact us in a negative way, as black people we are more prone to unemployment, poor housing, discrimination and poorer health outcomes. […]

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TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep3: The Erasure of Black British History

Hello! Happy Black History Month! In celebration, we decided to give you all TWO podcasts this month which are available on BOTH ITunes and Soundcloud! This episode is all about the erasure of Black British History Month in the UK. In this episode we discuss the choice by some councils to replace Black History Month with multicultural or diversity month, sacrifices of […]

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Oct 18

Stars In Our Eyes

Our History I’ve done something kind of special for you guys, because I was torn between two topics I figured you deserve both so here I am delivering to you a sort of 2 for 1 special… aren’t I lovely. October is here AND Black History Month is upon us in the UK, we should […]

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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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Sept 18, Your Culture

It wasn’t cool to be African at school

My name is Tamala Ceasar and I’m an independent filmmaker who produces under my brand She Produces.  I produce, direct and edit newsworthy documentaries that focus on controversial and topical issues e.g divorce in the Church, the conflict between being woke and being religious and the experiences of first-generation Africans and Caribbeans settling in the UK […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Graduate blues

Graduation ceremonies are a celebratory occasion. A pivotal life event where your friends and family come together to celebrate your achievements over the past 3-4 years. It is a day which is often remembered for a lifetime. But what comes after that? It is the first time in many young people’s lives where there is […]

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May 18, Your Culture

Where’s Our Narrative?

I love reading a variety of articles and books that allow me to debate and develop my own identity as a creative artist but also to help me grow into the black woman I want to be. Ever since I began nursery till today, a massive percentage of books and poems I’ve read are by […]

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Apr 18, Your Move

The Truth About Some STEM Degrees

Hello all, I am here to share with you my experiences and some of the truths I have learnt about studying biosciences at university as Pharmacology MSc graduate based on my current position now. I studied for a BSc in Pharmacology which at the time sounded great and interesting because I have always been curious […]

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