12 Years A Slave

After the Oscar wins for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o, it feelsย 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

What Being Black Is And What Being Black Isn’t

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