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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

Welcome to The Final Ball Blog! This is where we’ll have weekly a weekly detailed insight into the last week of sport for those of you who just couldn’t live by only listening to us for an hour a week! And this week, we’re giving a complete focus to the story that rumbled Europe for

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 –

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

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

Over the last 2 weeks we have seen 3 of Boris Johnson’s ministers either break the ministerial code or be found to have acted unlawfully in the line of duty. Are they not embarrassed? Here is the context.  Matt Hancock was found to have acted unlawfully when he offered the pandemic contracts to his neighbours

You may have seen on our instagram page @theblackcardtalks we posted the bias scale showcasing the roadmap to allyship, if you haven’t seen it, take a look. This was because last we were discussing how easy it is to assume because of one’s proximity to a peoples we understand their experience.  The reality of it


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