Art and Culture · Civil Liberties · Politics

One Night in Miami Review

  Kemp Powers play One Night In Miami is on at the Donmar Theatre. Congratulations to the Donmar for hosting a play featuring four iconic black men.  It is an engaging play, based on a historical event we know little about. It’s 25 February 1964 the night that Cassius Clay beat Sonny Liston.  He is… Continue reading One Night in Miami Review

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Art and Culture · Black Women · Politics

Black History Month Celebrating Dr Georgia Patton

Black History Month is male dominated with women in the background. So to redress the balance a little, I will be sharing the stories of black women.  This blog is dedicated, Georgia Patton. Synopsis Georgia E. Lee Patton was born a slave in Tennessee on 15 April 1864. She earned her degree in 1893 at… Continue reading Black History Month Celebrating Dr Georgia Patton

Art and Culture · Politics

Black History Month A Testimonial For Black Peoples

England has been celebrating Black History Month (BHM) for 29 years.  It was a GLC project led by Akyaaba Sebbo in 1987. However, it is adopted from America where it was initiated by the black historian Carter G Woodson. It began life as Negro History Week 1926. What started as a week of black history… Continue reading Black History Month A Testimonial For Black Peoples

Politics

Trump The Political Trade Off Decency For Racism

Braggadocious Trump is a misogynist whose confession of sexual violations upon women is not a surprise.  He has groomed society by normalising deviant behaviour.  Despite this chequered past, he has had $2 billion of free media coverage which cemented his political position.  Trump supporters insist his behaviour is normal while others accept the bigotry for a racist/anti-establishment… Continue reading Trump The Political Trade Off Decency For Racism