A fiercely independent young Black woman, Opal Robinson pushes against the grain in her style, art and attitude. Despite her unconventional looks, Opal knows she can be a star. But just as she is creating a niche for herself as Opal Jewel...
As part of the London Literature Festival and possibly Black History Month, it was ladies, or rather womxn night at the Southbank Centre.
An enthusiastic, energetic, humorous, 'fanboying' journey through a section of UK Black music history, Hold Tight is like a fantastic joyride with an Amen break enthused soundtrack.
I went to the reading/signing for this book last week, as part of Islington's Black History month. I'll be honest and say I knew nothing about the book or its message for Black Britons. But with a title like that, I was curious, it could either be very good, insightful, inspiring and challenging or it … Continue reading What Being Black Is And What Being Black Isn’t