Tag 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…

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…

Nannie Helen Boroughs

Nannie Helen Boroughs was born around the 1880s in Orange, Virginia. Her parents were formerly enslaved and her father sadly died whilst she was young. This led to her and her mother relocating to Washington D.C. Nannie was a bright…

Pimlico Academy

Earlier this year we covered the protests from the alumni and students of Nonsuch High School. It seems that the fuse that was lit in 2020, has continued to spark change in different educational areas, this time with Pimlico Academy.…

Master Juba

Let me introduce you to William Henry Lane, the inventor of tap dancing. William Henry Lane was born circa 1825, in Rhode Island America. He was taught to dance by Uncle Jim Lowe – a prominent jig and reel dancer.…