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'Many Black Women Look Artificial!'

Posted on May 7, 2012 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Businesswoman Debrose Searchwell on launching a hair and beauty event that encourages black women to return to their roots.

Written by Hazelann Williams

07/05/2012- http://voice-online.co.uk/article/many-black-women-look-artificial


AS EXPLORED last week in my colleague Elizabeth Pears’ article Goin...

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Idris Elba Will Play Imhotep & Brilliant Astronomer In New Adventure TV Miniseries "Ascension"

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 11:55 PM

On the heels of the immense commercial and critical success of Luther, Idris Elba has set up a new TV project - an ad...

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Eight Year Old Writes Her First Novel

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 5:15 PM

Written by Juliana Lucas

09/03/2012- http://voice-online.co.uk/article/eight-year-old-writes-her-first-novel


ONE OF Britain’s youngest authors says she was inspired to write her first book after visiting a museum dedicated to best selling children’s author, Roald Dahl.


Eight year old Victoria Agomo...

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R.I.P. Sandra Hurst, Wealth Strategist

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 1:20 PM


It is with great sadness that we announce the death of a valued member of the Hogarth Blake team, Sandra Hurst. She succumbed to a long-term illness and passed away peacefully in the early hours of Thursday, 1st March, 2012.


We are deeply saddened by her death and sincerely wish the best for her family in their dark hour.


Over 20+ years, Sandra enlight...

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A Family That Reads Together?

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Written by Janelle Oswald

01/03/2012- http://voice-online.co.uk/article/family-reads-together%E2%80%A6


CELEBRATING 15 years of World Book Day today The Voice spoke to Mark and Charmaine Simpson, founders of Black History Studies.


Advocators of African heritage and culture, the couple were inspired to set up their bus...

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Malabo Blues: A poet's challenge to preserve a city

Posted on February 11, 2012 at 4:00 PM

By Manuel Toledo

BBC Africa

Cesar Mba Abogo is a poet with two huge ambitions - to use his work to preserve for future generations the image of a city that is being transformed at a blinding speed, and to build the first book shop in Equatorial Guinea.



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Is Urban Music Chart Success Just A Phase?

Posted on February 9, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Written by Tom Whiter and Rosa Doherty

09/02/2012 - http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/urban-music-chart-success-just-phase

Each week we ask two writers with contrasting opinions to answer the question...






REMEMBER INCUBUS Incubus? Didn’t think so. It was 2002 when they ...

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Professor Ready To Draft Garvey School Texts

Posted on February 5, 2012 at 8:05 PM

Edmond Campbell, Senior Staff Reporter


THE PHILOSOPHIES and opinions of Jamaica's first national hero, Marcus Mosiah Garvey, are to be introduced in schools for the first time at the September start of the new academic year.


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Dean Atta: meet the iPhone poet

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Dean Atta's angry, rapidly written poem about Stephen Lawrence went viral last week. He talks to Stephen Isaac-Wilson.

Stephen Isaac-Wilson

guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 11 January 2012- http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jan/11/dean-atta-stephen-lawrence-poem

Until last week, Dean Atta was relative...

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One Million Urged To Join Black Spending Power Campaign

Posted on January 12, 2012 at 12:15 PM

’We must unite to force businesses to treat black customers better’ says campaign founder.

Written by By Trudy Simpson

08/09/2011- http://voice-online.co.uk/article/one-million-urged-join-black-spending-power-campaign

AN ONLINE campaign is urging one million households to u...

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Posted on December 9, 2011 at 12:40 PM


This little known story has met a just conclusion, as Sophia Stewart, African American author of The Matrix will finally receive her just due from the copyright infringement of her original work!!!

A six-year dispute has ended involving Sophia Stewart, the Wachowski Brothers, Jo...

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Where are Britain's black writers?

Posted on December 6, 2011 at 5:35 PM

It seems our stories are truly acknowledged only when coming from the pen of white authors.


Catherine Johnson

guardian.co.uk, Monday 5 December 2011- http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/dec/05/where-are-britains-black-writers?commentpage=last#end-of-c...

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