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Ebony Magazine 75th Anniversary

It’s Ebony Magazine's 75th anniversary! On November 1, 1945, the first issue of EBONY magazine was published. Also, JET magazine was born on this day in 1951. Founded by John H. Johnson, these two publications pioneered the representation of Black America in the mainstream media, a position that Mr. Johnson had to fight for: “The problem was advertising or, to come right out with it, the lack of advertising. How did John H. Johnson […]

todayNovember 1, 2023 3

Black History

Black History Month 2023 is a momentous occasion to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British society. Black people have always been at the forefront of social justice movements, fighting against oppression and paving the way for change. However, despite their countless contributions to society, the achievements of black women, in particular, have too often been overlooked or forgotten. That is why, this year, we will […]

todayOctober 1, 2023 9


Andrea Graham, wife, mother of 4 sons, grandmother, CIPD certified trainer, life coach, radio presenter and author. Her mission is to inspire and empower women to connect to their original, genuine, principal self and act from their own authority with optimism and courage to create their authentic life. The life they really want. To do this she provides training workshops, small group and private coaching that challenge women to create the life they want, […]

todaySeptember 10, 2023 10


Goodness Gracious Ginger

Patricia Tomlinson, born in Manchester, England, of Jamaican heritage.  I have worked full-time since leaving college, it’s the ‘normal’ thing to do in the status quo system, right? Fast forward to winter 2018, I make my daily hot ginger drink to take to work in a flask.  Spring 2019 arrives with sunshine and warmth, it’s now too warm for this hot drink.  An idea hits my head, add ice to […]

todayAugust 3, 2023 201 9

Black History


Windrush Day has become a key symbolic moment in the story of the Black British contribution to this country and the broader post-war migration from across the Commonwealth and beyond that helped create the modern Britain that we share today. The 75th anniversary year offers an unparalleled opportunity to deepen the public conversation about the past, present and future of modern Britain. The Windrush 75 network aims to make 2023 […]

todayJune 21, 2023 9


Kabaka Pyramid gets the Grammy Award

Kabaka Pyramid Wins Best Reggae Album For 'The Kalling' | 2023 GRAMMYs seeing off competition from some of the biggest names in the music genre. He picked up the award at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards premiere ceremony, which took place at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 5. Kabaka, who was accompanied onstage by his mother and other guests, thanked the Recording Academy and the other […]

todayFebruary 6, 2023 32


Anita Pointer from Grammy-winning Pointer Sisters dies aged 74

The singer, whose Grammy-winning group had hits including I'm So Excited and Jump (For My Love), died surrounded by her family at her home in California. (January 1, 2023) What a sad way to start the new year. Anita Pointer, a key member of the iconic group The Pointer Sisters, has died at age 74 after a battle with cancer. The Pointers were of the truly original acts of the 70s and 80s, with […]

todayJanuary 1, 2023 32


Pele: Brazil legend dies aged 82 after battle with cancer

Brazil football legend Pele, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 82. The Brazilian football icon is known as one of the greatest of all time with three World Cup trophies in 1958, 1962, and 1970 and was named Player of the Century by FIFA in 2000. Pele netted over 1,200 goals, including unofficial matches, making him a legendary striker during his career […]

todayDecember 30, 2022 35


Come Into My Life singer Joyce Sims dies aged 63

Beloved R&B singer Joyce Sims has died at the age of 63. The veteran singer's death was announced on social media by events organiser CJ Carlos, who received confirmation from Sim's family members. No cause of death was given.   The superstar singer / songwriter, who was born in New York City in 1959, reportedly died yesterday. Joyce is best known for her top 10 hit Come Into My Life, […]

todayOctober 16, 2022 26

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