UK Black Voices

With Many Still Drowning, I Made A Short Film About Conquering My Fear The Sea

Ayo Akinwolere | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Ayo Akinwolere

I've started documenting my experiences in the water via social media and through creative projects. My dream has always been to change the 'look' of swimming in Britain. To encourage more people of colour to discover the beauty of powering through the water first thing in the morning, of feeling the satisfying ache of your muscles, of combatting your fears and of finding a peace and tranquility unique to swimming. Yet there is still a long way to go.

The Diversity At This Year's BRITs Can Only Be A Good Thing - But Is It Here To Stay?

Kanya King | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kanya King

Tonight the music and entertainment industries celebrate one of the biggest nights of the year: The 2017 BRIT Awards. Since the #BRITsSoWhite controversy last year, there has been much discussion around the measures that have been taken to address it. Commendably, BPI were among the first to admit that something needed to be done...

This Brilliant Full-Page Newspaper Poem Is A Timely Reminder After BLM Protests

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK

A national newspaper in the US has run a full-page poem that serves as a powerful reminder of the civil rights struggle protested against by Black Liv...