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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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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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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August 18, TM Podcasts

#TMPodcast Ep1 Pt1

We have been quiet in July but not without cause! We are extending the conversations often written about by ourselves and our talented bloggers to the podcast medium. The Move Hub team asked an array of questions in the annual Survey Monkey and the demand for diversifying the way we talk to you was clear. […]

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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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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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Apr 18, Your Culture

Friends

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Friends are second to family for some they may even regard their friends as family. And if you think about it your first friends […]

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Apr 18

Why Do I Feel Like My Blackness is Being Policed?

Young black boy, there is more than one way to be black. Just like everything else, blackness comes in different forms. My adolescence cried for these words. Perhaps looking back, I’m being obtuse. Reality is, would my adolescent person willingly accept and comprehend the meaning behind these words? Questionable. Fragile, comparable to glass, easily shattered […]

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Jan 18, Your Move

Pushing Through

Can you just imagine that feeling of achievement? Can you imagine that in 2018, you reach every goal you set? Can you picture the day someone on a stage announcing that you have won some prestige award? I know you can. You’ve been working for it all your life. You see your parents struggle in […]

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