Dec 18, Your Culture

Interview: The Généraliste Shop *25% Discount*

USE CODE ‘THEMOVEHUB25’ TO GET A 25% DISCOUNT ON ALL PURCHASES Offer ends 31st Jan 1. Tell us a bit about The Généraliste Shop Founded in September 2018, généraliste exists to make representative books, across the spectrum of the BAME community accessible to every child across the UK. Offering a curated mix of books, greeting cards and […]

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Mar 18, Your Culture

Shining A Light On Our Untold Stories

“You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.  So here’s to all the writers…  who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be a leading woman, to be black.” –  Viola Davis As an Actress and Filmmaker I would definitely say that this journey hasn’t been straightforward or an […]

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Mar 18, Your World

Black Panther: The World is Changing

So if you’re reading this, you’ve most probably seen the highly commended, record breaking film that is ‘Black Panther’. It earned the best opening weekend at the box office ever for February with $192 million over 3 days. It’s also the 5th best opening ever for a 3-day and 4-day opening weekend, beating “Avengers: Age […]

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Feb 18, Your Culture

Embracing the Black British Experience

The first time I saw a black woman with braids on BBC news I screamed; not out of horror, but out of shock, for the first time ever I saw a journalist who looked just like me on British television. For the first time ever, I felt represented as a Black Brit. Growing up, I […]

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Dec 17, Your World

Black Women In TV & Film: Powerful Impact?

“Be not discouraged Black women of the world, but push forward, regardless of the lack of appreciation shown you.” – Amy Jacques Garvey   In 2015, when accepting her Emmy Award for “Best Actress in Drama”, Viola Davis declared, ‘The only thing that separates women of colour from anyone else is opportunity.’ Blessed with such […]

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Sept 17, Your Move

Recruitment Agencies for BAME’s

Ron Shillingford, writing for the Powerlist Foundation, stated that: “The myth that black millennials only excel in sport and entertainment has always frustrated me immensely. The many negative stereotypes of black people have also been a great source of irritation. Occasionally we see a black millennial heralded in the mainstream media for academic or artistic […]

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Aug 17, Your Culture

Change the Narrative or Create a New One

As a writer, I naturally find myself inspired to create stories and narratives that I am hopeful will one day will be turned into feature length films and TV shows. Recently, it came to my attention that I rarely allow myself to truly visualise my character’s face, hair, eyes and other distinguishing features. I had […]

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Jan 17, Your World

Differences Matter

Differences matter in life. Sometimes we need them to make life better, sometimes they make life awkward or uncomfortable and unfortunately sometimes they make life worse; but ultimately: they matter. We live in a world that isn’t very accepting or accommodating to people that are different and so it is very easy to assume that […]

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Mar 16, Your World

‘Urgh she’s talking about race again’

Ahh it’s not always about race Itunu’. My friend and I have an on-going joke about how I always talk about race. Whether in jest, comparing my complexion to a piece of chocolate or seriously, talking about racism or representation, I really do like talking about race. It has been very difficult to reach a […]

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