Acclaimed author George Lamming (L) with his first Caribbean publisher Lasana M. Sekou at a bookstore in Coral Gables, Florida, 1993. (Photo © House of Nehesi Publishers)

George Lamming (1927 – 2022) … Tribute

When we lose one of our greatest writers, we are thrown into mourning but when a publisher loses…

Malaika Rose Stanley drew on her own experiences of motherhood in her books for children

Malaika Rose Stanley

My friend Malaika Rose Stanley, who has died of cancer aged 65, was a pioneering children’s author, educator…

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Black History Month


Westminster Friday 26 - Saturday 27 July

The Headhunters

The legendary jazz-funk ensemble co-led by percussionist Bill Summers and drummer Mike Clark with NEA Jazz Master Donald…

Camden Sunday 28 July

Queen Ifrica

Reggae icon Queen Ifrica, The Royal Empress, comes to the UK for an exclusive London show this July….