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

On the 17th of February, Verzuz tv announced ‘D’angelo and friends’ Verzuz which left viewers wondering who the “and friends” were. As usual, there were various promos surrounding D’angelo’s Verzuz, including his legendary ‘showtime at the Apollo’ performance in 1995 and in true nostalgic fashion, he was set to perform there again on the 27th

South Africans were initially excited and anticipating the experience of an authentic African perspective on the popular reality dating Love Island franchise, which is currently being filmed in South Africa.The show has famously garnered a dedicated social media community who often live tweet their reactions to the show, so it was only natural for people

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 to start off with, something that is constantly on everyone’s mind, money. It’s the

Trust the Process – what does this mean? As a poet I spend quite a bit of my time breaking down mental barriers, whether it be doubt or literal writers block. At first these mental barriers were 100 feet tall and 50 metres wide, and unable to overcome them, I’d go months (years at one

We caught up with UK-Ghanaian dancer turned artist King Kay who has released his debut single titled ‘Chop My Money’. The song has recently been championed by DJ Target at 1Xtra, plus lots of community support. Here’s what he had to say to our questions… Would you consider going back into dancing? When God blesses

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

Monday 8th March was International Women’s Day, and this month is International Women’s month. Since I love to celebrate my sisters all over the world, I (Producer Aasiyah) thought that the perfect way to celebrate them is to introduce our small part of the world to their work, right? This is by no means an

In The Lab: Women in Radio! Have you ever wondered who the first women to grace the radio airwaves were? Look no further as we have the answers right here! FIRST FEMALE RADIO DJ (UK) ANNIE AVRIL NIGHTINGALE Annie Nightingale is widely known as the first female presenter on BBC Radio 1 (1970). 50 years

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