Meet Mark from the Black Boy Joy Club. Find out more about their mission and join him for a pre picnic cookery class this Sunday in central London Continue reading WATCH THIS SPACE: THE BLACK BOY JOY CLUB
50 Years of Gay Pride matched by 50 years of failure among movements for racial justice in the UK to see that none of us are free until we are all free Continue reading Long Read: Counted As Warriors?
In small ways and large, we can do different than society tells us – especially when society fails us with a depressing regularity. Applying a radical imagination to our situation means being willing to change what may appear to be insignificant in practice; rejecting them because they reinforce systems that we intend to dismantle Continue reading EVENT: HARD PRESSED PANEL @ BRUNCH: POWER EDITION
At Black Men Who Brunch in April, we celebrated the arrival of Spring by adopting the theme of ‘Love’ as inspiration for our discussions and activities. Listen in to the powerful discussion from the #HardPressed panellists, and check out the Love Many Ways playlist Continue reading LISTEN: LOVE MANY WAYS/HARD PRESSED
We are delighted to be welcoming the team behind BAFTA nominated short film, The Black Cop, to Black Men Who Brunch. Here’s your chance to ask them a question, in advance Continue reading EVENT: POSE A QUESTION TO ‘THE BLACK COP’ TEAM @ BRUNCH
A warm-up selection of those who DIDN’T make the cut
Any surprises? Continue reading LISTEN: NOT QUITE Pearl’s MIXTAPE
Of course, you are being gaslit. That it is so obvious is how we know we are winning. Calling it out is crucial, but remember, it’s not the work. Luxuriating in the glow of being right, is the MSG of progress; eating without satiating hunger. This is a battle for control of our imaginations, our ability to make meaning collectively and individually in response to our experiences, to disrupt the world as it is and create the world as we need it to be. Continue reading READ: YES, WE ARE BEING GASLIT – WE’RE WINNING THE ARGUMENT
There is much work to be done beyond census 2021 in making the data that we already share about ourselves more transparent to us – particularly as use of AI enables more targeted commercial and public services. The quality and quantity of data is likely to become an even more contested arena for discussion of justice. Continue reading READ: invisible men?
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In this provocative discussion paper, Rob Berkeley argues that a too-simplistic definition of community as ‘place’ or neighbourhood serves to perpetuate exclusion and inequality for minority communities – including Black queer men Continue reading Long Read: Out of Place, Again?
Now is the time for real talk, real leadership, and action. Now is the time to ask what is it we really want? Continue reading Read: Got ‘Boyega money?’ Can you afford to call racism out?
Staff associations set up to challenge exclusion are perpetuating the very things they seek to challenge. Continue reading READ: There’s Something Up With This Picture