'No money man could win my love / It's sweetness that I'm thinking of' sang eleven year-old me...
Black History Month is upon us once more, and as ever there are an array of events happening across the UK.
As this is the year of celebrating Windrush and what it means to and for us as Black Britons, I thought I would have a bit of a throwback moment and re-read a book that I first read over 20 years ago or so.
After the Oscar wins for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o, it feels a bit redundant to now add to the buzz surrounding 12 Years A Slave but it is such a powerful story that it would be wrong not to review the memoir from which the film was adapted. … Continue reading 12 Years A Slave