Welcome to BHM

(The Official Guide to Black History Month)

This year Talent Media brings you another bumper edition of BHM (The Official Guide to Black History Month). You can view it online by clicking on the link below. As usual we bring the most comprehensive coverage of all BHM activities during the Black History Month Season and beyond.

Don't forget the Talent Media BHM Teacher's Pack (produced in line with the National Curriculum Key Stages 2 & 3) are also available on this site.

If you have anything you would like to contribute to BHM (The Official Guide to Black History Month) for this year or next, or even if you require any other information then please contact us at Talent Media where we be sure to help you as much as we can.
 
On Tel: 0207 001 0754 or email us at info@talentmedia.org.
 
We Look forward to hearing from you,

Black History Month

David Cameron PM

Diane Abbott MP

Going for
Gold

The African Princes:
Sarah Forbes Bonetta


Black History Month Teacher’s Packs

The Teachers Packs are linked to the National Curriculum Key Stage 2 and 3 and we have consulted with the Historical Association.

Order your black history month teacher’s pack here


Idris Elba Hackney to Hollywood

Idris Elba got his first acting break as a young boy in Hackney and after some mesmerising, high profile screen performances, is now touted to be the next James Bond. With acting credits as long as they are varied (and a parallel musical career), Elba is hot, hot property in both London and LA. Isabel Appio tracked the busy man down for a special BHM interview.

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A Greener Future

Find out if you could you be a part of the environmental and land-based sector

It's an exciting time to join the environmental and land-based sector.
As the UK strives to increase food production to become more self-sufficient, find greener alternatives to carbon fuels, and combat climate change, there are lots of opportunities to really make a difference and benefit our future generations. But caring for the environment at a local level can also be just as rewarding.

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Breaking the Silence

Growing up in Zimbabwe as a female I was irrelevant. As a lesbian, I was non-existent and my visibility would have cost me jail time, 'corrective' rape, forced marriage, banishment or even my death. Throughout my life in Zimbabwe there was not one single portrayal anywhere of gayness, queerness or lesbianism combined with Africaness. The only person that I had ever heard of being gay was Elton John and even that was spoken of in whispers. Africans it seemed were not gay, and so I had nowhere to place or understand the feelings that were abound within me.

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The Art of African Threading

All over the continent of Africa, hair forms a vital part of body adornment. The human head has historically functioned as a canvas for creativity expressing the individual.

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Gambian Experience

The Gambia may be Africa's smallest (inland) state but as a holiday destination it offers unrivalled culture, history and some world class Rest & Relaxation accommodation. Anne Burge discovered the lure of this wondrous country.

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