‘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. […]

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 […]

Read Samia’s Letter Post Shake’s Albany Event

Dear Jane, Ben, Ed, Simon, Anna, Eric and Zena, I often think there’s something quite liberating in writing letters. I wonder whether our words lose value when sent electronically. Anyway, that’s just me thinking out loud. I wanted to write to you to properly thank you all for your time and effort in putting together […]

SHAKE! Preview is coming!! Sat 26th February at 6.30pm, The Albany, Deptford

This is your chance to hear from the young people and artists who created the SHAKE! course at Stephen Lawrence Centre last August 2010, together with Platform. It’s hotting up, so book your tickets early – Admission is FREE but email platformshake@gmail.com to ensure your seats.

ROTIMI SHARES HIS INSPIRATION – MISS LOU THE GREAT JAMAICAN STORY TELLER AND POET

Hi guys wow it was wonderful being a part of this workshop, I hope you guys are well and hope to see you all again. Here’s a link from a woman called Louis Bennet, a poet, an author and activist who me and people proud of our language known as Patwah (jamaican creole).Hope you guys […]

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