Events, Latest News

Announcing the ‘Re-imagining Black Britain’ Conference 2018: A remarkable one-off collaboration

The ‘Re-imagining Black Britain’ Conference is a one-off collaboration between Black British platforms and organisations No Fly on the WALL, Sassy Tees, We Are Superwoman and Cultured Lens. The conference aims to bring together a wide range of attendees, speakers, facilitators, and performers for a day of inspiration, celebration, collaboration, and re-imagining. With panels exploring identity […]

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Events, Reviews

Review: Black Girl Festival

‘The panel discussion was full of sparks, jokes, laughter, wise words and honest reflections. The panelists discussed how to be your own hype man, how to build a supportive community around yourself, and how to bypass traditional gatekeepers by creating your own content. “The gatekeepers are watching us.” Writer/activist/poet Siana Bangura’s main piece of advice […]

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Black Girl Festival: Women in Media Panel

Catch Siana THIS Sunday (29th October 2017) at the UK’s first one-day festival celebrating  Black British girls and women. From 15.30 to 16.20, Siana will be on a panel chaired by Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, the co-founder & executive director of UK Black Pride. Other panellists include: Gena-mour Barrett, staff writer at Buzzfeed; Sian Anderson, BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ […]

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Beam Talks: An Evening with Sierra Leonean Women

In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, a country on the west coast of Africa. Since the war the narratives around the country has always been negative and often linked to the civil war, blood diamonds, child soldiers, amputations, sex slaves and the recent Ebola epidemic. The war left an indelible […]

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Karibee Books: An Afternoon with Siana Bangura

This weekend Siana took part in the Litro Weekender! She hosted a poetry hour in which she was in conversation with guests about the themes in her debut collection of poetry, ‘Elephant’ and also ran a marvellous Litro Women’s Hour with Irenosen Okojie and Frances Mensah Williams. Many thanks to Karibee Books for coming along […]

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Screening And Q&A

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, “Remember This House.” The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close […]

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Ted x University of St. Andrews

On Sunday 23rd April 2017 Siana Bangura will be taking to the stage to deliver her first official Ted X Talk at none other than the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. The theme of the conference is ‘New Beginnings’, and the event promises to be inspirational. Check out the full list of esteemed speakers […]

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