African-American Actor’s Pioneering Performance at Southampton’s Theatre Royal

We know that in the 1590’s acting companies, including ones of which William Shakespeare was a member, performed plays inside the Bargate. Before then actors would have put on shows in the courtyard of places such as the Dolphin in the High Street.…

University of Chichester faces legal challenge after suspension of African History Course

Your Content Goes Here Your Content Goes Here The University of Chichester is facing criticism for its proposal to make Prof Hakim Adi, the first British person of African heritage to become a professor of history in the UK, redundant and to cut the

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Black History Month South presents: The Windrush Generation: Still Sitting in Limbo

June 22nd marked the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush into Tilbury Docks in the UK, and June 8th marked three years since the original broadcast of the BAFTA winning BBC drama Sitting in Limbo.…

BLACK: The Graphic Novel By Tobias Taitt and Anthony Smith

BLACK is the autobiographical story of Tobias Taitt, a child raised in social care in 1970s and 1980s Britain. Discovering a life outside the institutions that held him, Tobias began a descent into a life of crime, while simultaneously developing a love for literature. Set in the South of England, Southampton, and the New Forest, BLACK touches on themes of class and race.…