what Nuha, Rotimi, Selina are doing…

Latest news in about three of Shake’s brilliant young participants from 2010/11 programme!  Nuha Baruti and Rotimi Skyers are taking part in Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust’s 2012 architecture and design exhibition ‘People & Places’, held with Scott Brownrigg in Covent Garden. Nuha was a Bursary recipient at SLCT and has played a key role in […]

Supporting Malala, supporting girls’ rights to education

(If you want to go straight to her interview, it starts at 1min 4 seconds. She speaks in English) Malala Yusufzai, 14, who has been campaigning for girls’ education and against religious extremism since the age of 11, was shot in the head last week in Pakistan, by members of the Taliban.  This assassination attempt […]

‘Arts & Activism, Culture and Resistance’ event, 18th February, London

Just booked tickets to this event for young people, artists and activists at London Metropolitan Archives near Farringdon. LMA have a big collection on anti-racist struggle in London in their Black Caribbean Community Archives*. Looks really really interesting, with great artists running sessions including Roshini Kempadoo, Jean Joseph, Errol Lloyd, and includes a youth conference. […]

Solidarity and justice for Stephen

Doreen speaks at the Shake! Preview, Feb 2011 ‘I can’t tell you what art does or how it does it, but I know that often art has judged the judges, pleaded revenge to the innocent and shown to the future what the past has suffered, so that it has never been forgotten. I know too […]

Nigeria Festival, and SLC in the news

The Nigeria Festival looks amazing, happening next week. Get over to The Albany, Deptford if you can…Check out the varied arts and culture programmeAnd it was great to see Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust featured in a whole page ‘top story’  in yesterday’s Daily Mirror, promoting the bursaries scheme. The Mirror is partner for this year’s SLCT […]

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