Meet the Peterborough-based teacher providing Black history lessons to children

According to a 2019 study, only 11% of GCSE students are studying modules relating to Black history.

In Peterborough, primary school teacher Precious Graham is striving to change this statistic by exposing young people to Black history with a Saturday school called Culture Community.
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BSA chair Gisela Abbam talks making history, improving outcomes for Black children and the importance of representation within STEM

Gisela Abbam is passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Over the years, she’s been able to do just that through undertaking various roles, from becoming the first Black chair of the British Science Association (BSA) to the founder and managing director of her own management consultancy group and so much more. Continue reading BSA chair Gisela Abbam talks making history, improving outcomes for Black children and the importance of representation within STEM

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The must-read books by Black women which address the issues often ignored in our community

To mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we’ve listed some essential books that should be on everybody’s reading list, highlighting the many injustices and issues women face while encouraging healing and the need for conversation. Continue reading Sexual Assault Awareness Month: The must-read books by Black women which address the issues often ignored in our community

Black Mum, Blended Family: “There are still far too many instances of racism and classism, but I can’t let ignorance outshine the good”

In the first instalment from our series ‘Black mum, blended family,’ we speak to Ghanaian and Jamaican fitness manager Melanie, as she discusses raising mixed-race children, the impact of social media and dealing with critcism within her community Continue reading Black Mum, Blended Family: “There are still far too many instances of racism and classism, but I can’t let ignorance outshine the good”

Meet VAGUE: The Black girl-led collective bringing young creatives together during lockdown

For many people in the creative industry, the Covid-19 pandemic has halted plans to showcase their work publicly – but for the women of online collective and creative agency VAGUE, they are keen to continue propelling the work of creatives worldwide regardless of the global restrictions placed upon them. Continue reading Meet VAGUE: The Black girl-led collective bringing young creatives together during lockdown