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 […]

Rotimi’s poem “Hey Stevie” presented to Doreen Lawrence

It was such a special moment last Thursday, when Rotimi Skyers and Nuha Baruti from SHAKE! presented a beautifully designed poster of Rotimi’s poem to Doreen Lawrence at the Stephen Lawrence Centre. Doreen was guest of honour at the SHAKE! Preview at The Albany in February, and was very struck by “Hey Stevie” and the […]

HEY STEVIE – A tribute poem for Stephen Lawrence by Rotimi Skyers

Reviewed by Zena A hard hitting poem by a young man who had never written poetry before but found his voice in less than a week!! Another piece that successfully communicates the waste of life to race hate as Rotimi almost puts himself in the place of Stephen. He shows respect to UK Hip Hop Artist […]

INJUSTICE – A poem written my K.K Johnson

Stephen-Lawrence died before his time. His death brought about the creation of this centre. A charitable trust created in remembrance of him. He was an architect in training. And a brave and intelligent person. – K.K Johnson Review by Zena –  K.K writes with an uncomplicated style that penetrates and provokes thought. Her poetry resonates […]

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