Wakanda Forever! Black Panther Strikes Again

Undoubtedly, the most talked about film of this year and one that filled me with so much pride as I took my family along to the cinema to see Marvel's first black superhero film Black Panther. With a stellar British and American cast, bright colours and attention to the vibrant culture, it was a cinematic…

Black History Month Special. Star Reads: The story of Mary Prince.

Now. I don’t want to start our Black History Month Specials with tales of slavery as there is so much more to our rich history; however the story of Mary Prince needs to be shared for so many other reasons. Being recognised as a National Hero in 2012 on the island of Bermuda, is just…

The Endless Fall of Suge Knight

On March 20th, inside the high-security wing of Los Angeles’ Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center, the man once called “the most feared man in hip-hop” is looking more like the 50-year-old with chronic health issues that he is. Suge Knight sits in shackles, wearing an orange prison jumpsuit and chunky glasses, his beard flecked…

Cicely Tyson becomes first black woman to get honorary Oscar

CICELY TYSON is to become the first black woman to receive an honorary Oscar. The 93-year-old actress has been announced as one of three honorees of the award. Tyson is already the recipient of a Tony and two Emmys. The actress, whose career started in modelling and theatre, has also been awarded a presidential medal…

Aretha honoured at her father’s Baptist Church in Detroit

SOURCE- AFP – Congregants celebrated the life of Aretha Franklin at her father’s Baptist church in Detroit at the first Sunday service since her death, with her powerful voice again ringing out within its walls in tribute to her spectacular career. Civil rights activist and former presidential candidate Jesse Jackson, now frail himself, was given…
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