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Adeptales

Staying Power by Peter Fryer

This book had been referenced by so many black British authors, so I immediately added it to my list, not knowing how extensive it was! The authors mentioned that if you truly want to know about the history of black…

Giovanni’s Room

This was a great book to continue my reading of James Baldwin. This book shows his range as a great writer to me, as previously I was only accustomed to seeing Baldwin write and talk about the civil rights movement.…

Everyone versus the racists. Pick a side

There are so many reasons to celebrate this summer; Lockdown restrictions are easing, the Euros arrived, and although England didn’t win, we still had a fantastic tournament. However, this achievement has been overshadowed by racism. Another summer, another few months…

Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Today is Sickle Cell Awareness Day. It is the fastest growing genetic disorder in the UK, with approximately 300 babies born with the disorder each year.  We wanted to raise awareness on such an important issue. Evan Smith Evan Smith…

The Stockwell Six

 “Our regret is that it has taken so long for this injustice to be remedied.” The relationship with the Police and people of colour never started on a good foot. In Southern America, 1903, white men were employed to ‘police’…

Yoruba is NOT for Sale

Culture Tree is an educational resource organisation committing to create opportunities to learn and experience African culture. They host a YouTube channel called Yoruba Stars, which teaches young children the Yoruba language. Culture Tree shared tweets that a British brand…