8 Black British fashion designers you need to know (and celebrate)

As Black History Month draws near and London Fashion Week comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to highlight Black British fashion designers that are making waves and creating their own fashion lanes.  Representing a range of categories from menswear to urban-luxe womenswear, these talented black designers work hard to overcome the notorious racial…

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This is Black: Curated Festival for Black British stories at The Bunker announces Cast and Creatives

The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street London SE1 1RU Monday 5th – Sunday 25th August 2019  Opening The Bunker’s Autumn Season the curated festival This is Black will premiere theatre productions by four new and exciting Black British writers across an alternating double-bill. Exploring identity, family relationships and universal struggles, the festival will showcase All the…

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5 nuggets of knowledge for all new uni students

UNI – it’s new and exhilarating, but completely foreign territory. 7 years on from my own Freshers’ Week and I still remember that buzz I had when I landed on campus, ready for my first experience living away from home, not knowing quite what to expect. Freshers’ Week and first year, in general, is the start of…

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Take a Look at the Finalist for the 5th Anniversary of the Black British Business Awards

The finalists of the 2018 Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards) have been announced and the list recognises an impressive group of trailblazers and rising stars who represent the very best of the UK’s vibrant business sector. The #BBBAwards are the only premium awards programme to celebrate both the exceptional performance and outstanding achievements of black…

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London to Lagos Stock Exchange?

As the UK leaves the European Union, the City of London seeks to forge greater business links between the fastest-growing economies across Africa. To all the Black Brits heading back to the motherland to invest and/or create new lucrative business opportunities – once you start hitting those large margins you may want to consider listing…

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Former Dragon’s Den Investor Supports London’s Only Wellness Interior Designer

Medina King is the only London based Child wellness interior designer that creates personalised, colourful and fun bedrooms and playrooms for children. Medina is an interior design graduate from the renowned University of the Arts. With almost a decade of experience in the Interior Design profession she has built a client base of successful professionals…

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Meet the City Lawyer Bringing African Fashion Luxury to London

MIA London is a luxury fashion brand which connects the world to African creatives. The brand provides a platform for formalwear pieces handmade by skilled tailors from across the African continent and is designed by founder and creative director, Aji Ayorinde. Aji Ayorinde is a social entrepreneur with several years of experience dealing directly with…

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It ain’t coming home, but we’re still proud of our boys!

For the first time in a long time, England had such high hopes. On the stands, in the streets, and on Twitter, the Three Lions football anthem enjoyed renewed popularity. The “football’s coming home” chorus became a repetitive chant as our squad progressed into the semi-finals. We united with dreams of the country’s first World…

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Stormzy Launches Publishing Imprint with Penguin Random House, #Merky Books

There’s no guessing where Stormzy will take his #Merky empire next. With a record label, clothing merchandise, and music festival under his belt, he has just announced a partnership with Penguin Random House. Stormzy is setting up a new publishing imprint called #Merky books that’ll focus on new works by young writers. Earlier this year…

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Celebrating Black Brits’ Contribution to Seven Decades of Free Health Care

This summer not only marks the 70th anniversary of the docking of the Empire Windrush, but also the creation of the National Health Service (NHS). NHS England, NHS Wales, NHS Scotland and the Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland were established together in 1948 as one of the major social reforms following the Second…

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