Category Archives: Media

TNB London ‘Fruitvale Station’ screening – Thursday 29th May 2014

On Thursday 29th May 2014, I attended The New Black Film Collective London screening of Fruitvale Station produced by Forest Whitaker at the Stratford Picturehouse. The multiple Independent Spirit Award, Cannes and Sundance Film Festival winning film follows the true … Continue reading

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Charmaine Simpson of Black History Studies shortlisted in #EightWomen Poll

Charmaine Simpson, the co-founder of Black History Studies has been chosen as one of the eight women out of 134 who have made a difference and have changed the UK in the Media Diversified #EightWomen poll. The announcement of the … Continue reading

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Black History Studies receives BEEFTA Excellence Award – Saturday 26th October 2013

Black History Studies was awarded the BEFFTA EXCELLENCE AWARD at 5th annual BEFFTA UK Awards on Saturday 26th October 2013. BEFFTA would like to honour the Black History Studies for outstanding contribution to the community.BEFFTA Awards is a distinctly special … Continue reading

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Charmaine Simpson featured in the UCL Living History Exhibition

I was chosen to feature in the UCL Living History Exhibition as part of their Black History Month programme. The images exhibited in the Living History Exhibition are all of people who are alive now – politicians, entrepreneurs, artists, media personalities, … Continue reading

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Black History Studies at the Woman TV Show on BEN TV

On Thursday 7th February 2013, I had the opportunity to be part of the audience on the Woman TV Show at BEN TV and also support our good friend and colleague Empress Jai. The topic being discussed was about Rape … Continue reading

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Marcus Garvey to be taught in Jamaican Schools from September 2012

A positive story to come out of Jamaica is that the teachings and opinions of the Rt Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica’s first National Hero, are to be introduced in schools for the first time at the September 2012 start of the … Continue reading

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Black History Studies on Tropical FM

Black History Studies appeared on Tropical FM on Sunday 8th January 2012 with Ebony Empress to discuss the work of  Black History Studies and to discuss the Kwanzaa principle of Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility). To watch the show, please … Continue reading

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