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Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga was announced as the winner for this year’s Pen Prize. The award is hosted by the British Library and English Pen, in memory of honour of the late Nobel Literature Prize-winning playwright Harold Pinter. Remarkably, Dangarembga wrote her first novel, Nervous Conditions, at the age of 25 and it went to

You may have not have heard about the ongoing racial abuse Sir Ian Wright has been a victim of on social media. You may even be aware of the case of an 18 year old man abusing him online via his PSN account. Well this case went to trail and guess what… it was thrown

In the Western world, to a certain extent we can exercise free speech. While some may raise arguments against that point, we must note that in certain parts of the world, your speech can cost you your life. The question then arises, if we live in a society that affords us a voice, then why

Now you may have seen us discuss Shaun Bailey, some of the phrases we have used are “red herring” and “not all skin folk are kinfolk”. You might not believe us so here is what Sadiq Khan had to say about him at the London Mayoral debate last month.  “I’ve got to be honest –

Following on from last week’s post by our whirlwind presenter Deana, I (Producer Aasiyah) am back on the AAAZT Blog! And good news: I’ve been given this as my very own platform, and I can’t wait to connect with you guys through it! Let’s gooooooo! 🔥 One thing about me is that I love getting into

Unconscious Biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness. Everyone holds unconscious beliefs about various social and identity groups, and these biases stem from one’s tendency to organise social worlds by categorising. Now irrespective of whether you think the training is useful, the science of it

Love and greetings from the Talk ‘N’ Vibe Krew! During last Sunday’s show we reflected on how the restrictions of lockdown has affected our social lives and habits. We shared the new things we had picked up and the things we missed. The key point that stood out was how being in our homes more

We wouldn’t be The Black Card Talks if we didn’t come on here to tell you how important it is that you fill out the Census! But before we get into it, let’s outline what it is!  The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the

written by Mufaro (Makombe Blogs) “Democracy is un-African.”  Undoubtedly, this statement has been brought up in many debates in the Black community, perhaps put forward as an idea by those who believe that the restoration of a pre-colonial African identity is paramount to the achievement of Black liberation. Conceptually, it may be intriguing to some,

Who are we?The Black Card Talks is a social action initiative birthed out of the idea of asking why is it so uncomfortable to talk about race? By engaging with people on air and online, TBCT aims to break the stigma of talking about race and race relations. From micro-aggressions to overt racism, we have


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