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Black Websites & News Links

The following are details of where to find cultural news and information whether its fahion, politics, news or health...

(You may notice that within the site some links are repeated but that is intentional; I appreciate that there is alot of information here, so if you miss something in one page, hopefully you will see it again somewhere else)

 

NEWS WEBSITES:

 

The Afro News EU- Bringing news and views to the heart of Black Community in the UK

http://www.theafronews.eu

 

Somali Eye - The voice of the Somalian Community in Britain

http://somalieye.co.uk  

 

ReConnect Africa -  magazine for the African professional in the Diaspora. Packed with essential information about careers, business and jobs, ReConnect Africa keeps you connected to the best of Africa.

http://www.reconnectafrica.com

 

NUPE - It is the premier destination to find out about various success stories of individuals making an impact in the Black community. This covers everything which includes business, politics, arts, entertainment, fashion, lifestyle and culture, music and sports.

http://www.nupemag.com  

 

Black History 365 - The premier all year round independent comprehensive portal; Celebrating and highlighting Caribbean and African activities. This site will celebrate BHM all year round. We will regularly update it and use it to educate, inform, and build confidence.

http://www.black-history-month.co.uk  

 

The Colorful Times -   A free culture, education and current affairs magazine produced by writers and artists in all parts of the world for people of colour and their friends

http://www.colorfultimes.com  

 

Black Book News-  News blog providing news, book reviews and updates on black literature in the UK and more.

http://www.tricia-blackbooknews.com

 

UK Black Writers Board - News and information resource for Black UK based Authors/Writers

http://ukblackwritersboard.wordpress.com  

 

Precious Online- Online magazine, network and resource for women of colour

http://www.preciousonline.co.uk  

 

The Voice - No1 Black newspaper in the UK

http://www.voice-online.co.uk  

 

Ninetynine Magazine- Black Achievers Magazine profiling succesful Black people

http://www.ninetyninemag.co.uk  

 

Naijalife London - Newspaper aimed at the Nigerian community in London

http://www.naijalifelondon.co.uk  

 

AfriCAN Magazine- This Yorkshire-based online publication showcases the latest in entertainment, fashion, politics, news, business, music, sports, faith, culture, immigraion and art helmed and created by cosmopolitan Africans living in the UK, Europe, US and Africa

http://theafricanmag.webs.com  

 

Black Politics.co.uk - Independent blog encouraging new writing about politics, politicians, and world affairs

http://blackpolitics.co.uk/

 

The Enterprise - UK Somalian community newspaper

http://www.enterprisenewspaper.org/

 

Euromight celebrates Europe's multicultural residents, telling their stories, discussing their concerns and marking the events that are important to their everyday live

http://www.euromight.com  

 

The Vine Magazine- theVINE magazine is the premier BME positive-outlook magazine in and for the Midlands, distributed throughout Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Sandwell, Dudley to name a few and as far afield as Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and London.

http://www.thevinepublication.com

 

Eyecon Magazine - The magazine offers unique articles from some of the continent's well-respected journalists.

http://www.eyeconmagazine.co.uk

 

The ZimDiaspora - Highlighting news affecting Zimbabaweans in the diaspora

http://www.zimdiaspora.com/

 

The Ugandan Citizen -  The truly independant Voice of Ugandans

http://www.theugandacitizen.com

 

The Promota- Connecting Ugandans in the Diaspora. The Promota magazine is a quarterly London published publication, issues ranging from business practices, innovations and opportunities, to finance, world affairs, community development, culture, personal development, inspiration, health and arts, to name a few

http://www.thepromota.co.uk  

 

Itz Caribbean - The online resource for the Caribbean community and Caribbean culture in the UK, business and services directory, articles and information

http://www.itzcaribbean.com/

 

Sentinel Literart Quarterly -The Magazine of World Literature published by Sentinel Poetry Movement. SLQ is an amalgamation of two magazines previously published by the movement, namely; Sentinel Poetry (Online) and Sentinel Poetry Quarterly.

http://www.sentinelpoetry.org.uk

 

The Ambassador - African business magazine.  Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or an established businessman, Ambassador Magazine has something for you

http://www.ambassadormag.co.uk/

 

Black Presence

http://www.blackpresence.co.uk/

 

Say It Louder -  A newsletter created by Black students at the University of Birmingham. The publication that focuses on issues facing Black people not only on campus but also to engage with the community in Birmingham

http://sayitlouder.co.uk

 

Afridiziak Theatre News- Online publication which celebrates African-Caribbean theatre

http://www.afridiziak.com

 

Catch A Vibe - Catch A Vibe is a brand new lifestyle website dedicated to black arts, culture and entertainment. 

http://www.catchavibe.co.uk

 

IQ4 News - IQ4News is a columnist style magazine website dedicated to African related issues and voices

http://www.iq4news.com/?

 

Checkout Magazine- Quarterly magazine, promoting African business people, events, entertainmnet etc

http://checkoutmagazine.com  

 

Knowledge Fountain Magazine - UK's African & Caribbean community's enterprise and career publication. News and information on Black owned businesses, ethnic minority marketing opportunities.

http://www.knowledgefountain.co.uk  

 

The Zimbabawean - An international Zimbabwe newspaper for Zimbabweans at home and abroad

http://www.thezimbabwean.co.uk  

 

New Zimbabawe - New Zimbabwe.com is the online edition of The New Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe's weekly tabloid newspaper . Portal for Zimbabweans in the UK provides newsfeeds, forums

http://www.newzimbabwe.com  

 

Obodooyinbo - ProvideS comprehensive coverage of the activities of African immigrants in Ireland and the United Kingdom

http://www.obodo-oyinbo.co.uk

 

UK Zambians - Zambian lifestyle Print and Online Magazine for Zambians living in the United Kingdom

http://www.ukzambians.co.uk  

 

Elmi - Somalian youth and culture magazine

www.elaysnetwork.com  

 

ELEM Magazine - This magazine aims to relate Eritrea´s culture, arts and history; report on Eritrean events around the world; talk about music and sports; our features section carries profiles of Eritrean and other Africans who could be regarded as role models for our young readers

http://www.elemonline.com

 

Engage Magazine - BME Business magazine

http://www.engagemagazine.co.uk  

 

Pride Magazine - lifestyle bible of the woman of colour  in the UK

http://www.pridemagazine.com  

 

Nubia Magazine - Nubia Magazine is a bi-monthly publication, that aims to meet the needs of the communities in the UK. Reporting on grassroot issues, hence VOICING concerns and creating a platform to engage and debate.

http://www.nubiamagazine.co.uk/

 

The Eastern African Magazine - Current Affairs magazine focused on the Eastern region of AFrican

http://theeasternafrican.com  

 

Inside Success - Inside Success Magazine is a unique, pioneering and thought-provoking free business and lifestyle glossy publication targeted at any and all success minded individuals

www.insidesuccess.co.uk , http://insidesuccessmagazine.blogspot.com/

 

Ethno News- News is a medium for informing, educating, entertaining, motivating and promoting Black & Minority Ethnic (BME) businesses and community as a whole. Ethno News is now published quarterly

http://www.bbinitiative.com/ethnonews-magazine.html

 

Krystal Magazine - Dedicated to catering to the needs of  British ladies of colour by providing quality journalism, and addressing current issues.

http://www.krystalmag.co.uk/about.php  

 

People With Voices

http://www.peoplewithvoices.com  

 

African Writing - African Writing is a literary paper. They publish creative fiction and non-fiction as well as art, poetry, reviews and essays

http://www.african-writing.com/eight

 

SABLE Lit Magazine - SABLE LitMag provides a space for new writers of colour to showcase their work and to receive critical feedback in their chosen written language of expression

http://www.sablelitmag.org/?Home  

 

BlackBright News - Blackbright News is a Quarterly subliminal and visual learning tool, which will report on the brighter and lighter side of Black Minority Ethnic (BME) life. Blackbright News will contain feature articles on relationships, image, heritage, cultural identity, self-awareness and self-esteem

http://www.myspace.com/blackbrightnews  

 

Kenya London News - For the Latest News on Kenya, London and the Rest of the World

http://www.kenyalondonnews.co.uk

 

Somali Voice-  News, Information, somali news, national news

http://www.thesomalivoice.co.uk  

 

New African - Monthly Pan African magazines

http://www.africasia.com/newafrican/

 

Nubian Magazine

http://www.idro.co.uk/nubian/news.php

 

Whispaz Magazine -FREE monthly African lifestyle magazine

http://whispaz.com/

 

Wispa Magazine

http://www.myspace.com/wispamagazine

 

The Whirlwind News

http://www.myspace.com/thewhirlwindnews

 

Black Heritgae Today

http://www.blackheritagetodayuk.com/

 

African Spirit- International broadsheet established to be the megaphone of the Afrcan community worldwide

http://www.africanspirit.info/

 

TWRToday - TWRToday stands for 'The World Renaissance Today'.This website is article driven therefore you will see many articles commenting on any news story and issues around the world.

http://www.twrtoday.com  

 

Igbo Focus- Highlighting news focsued on the Igbo community

http://www.igbofocus.co.uk  

 

Nigerians In The UK - Source for news, articles, press releases, and campaigns focused on Nigerians gobally

http://www.nigeriansintheuk.co.uk  

 

Black UK Online - provide a unique blend of local, national, and international news, lifestyle, views, reviews, profiles and entertainment (incorporates the Black Christian Magazine Keep The Faith)

http://www.blackukonline.com  

 

Black Mental Health UK - Your news, policy and research resource on mental health and African Caribbean communities.

http://www.blackmentalhealth.org.uk

 

 BLOGS

Wandsworth Council Commemorates John Archer
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/wandsworth-council-commemorates-john.html

English Heritage Unveils John Archer Plaque
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/english-heritage-unveils-john-archer.html

Two Commemorations to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/two-commemorations-to-samuel-coleridge.html

Why John Archer is Important
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/why-john-archer-is-important.html

'What An Amazing Man'. William Cuffay. Review of Martin Hoyles' Book
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/what-amazing-man-william-cuffay-review.html

Further Thoughts on Legacies of British Slave Ownership
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/futher-thoughts-on-legacies-of-british.html

Tackling the Taboo: Solving the Dilemma for History in UK Schools
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/tackling-taboo-solving-dilemma-for.html

British Black & Asian History in the National Curriculum
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/british-black-asian-history-in-national.html

The Slavery Business and British Black History
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/slavery-business-and-british-black.html

Remembering William Cuffay, Black Chartist Leader
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/remembering-william-cuffay-black.html

Slavery Profits & Compensation, Wealth Creation and Land Ownership
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/slavery-profits-compensation-wealth_16.html

Niall Ferguson: Who is Left & Right on the Empire?
http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/niall-ferguson-who-is-left-right-on.htm

 

VARIOUS WEBSITES (NEWS, ENTERTAINMENT & HEALTH)

editorPicISIS Magazine

http://www.isisempire.com/Mag.html

miss black britainPrecious
Precious is an online magazine, network and resource for women of colour. We launched in 1999 and were the first publication of its kind to launch in the UK. Our aim is to be the premier destination for women of colour on the web. Our aim is to profile and celebrate the professional and entrepreneurial achievements of women of colour in the UK. (London WC1E)

The Voice OnlineThe Voice Newspaper Online
The Voice Newspaper Online (London E14)


Tiya MagazineTiya Magazine
Tiya Magazine raises the profile of hair, beauty and fashion creative people through our media channels and contacts. We also specialise in providing integrated marketing services for the hair, beauty and fashion industry. (London N16)


GmagG maG
G MaG is the refreshingly edgy, A4 bi-monthly FREE magazine that covers the different aspects of Black Entertainment, Music, Arts, Sports, Culture & Lifestyle. With news, reviews and interviews from the African, Gospel, Hip-hop, Jazz, R&B, Bashment, Reggae, Salsa & Soca genres. It also includes Opinion pieces and cultural features on the Arts, Film/Theatre, Fashion & Beauty, Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, Ideology, Politics and Sport. (London)

Amour AllureAmour Allure Magazine
Amour Allure has been created to cater to women of all skin tones and body shapes. Black fashion beauty style is what Amour Allure is all about. We want to showcase how beautiful black women are inside and out. (Leicester)


Amour AllureLive Listings Mag
This is the place to find out what is happening in multicultural London and the rest of the UK. (London)


Catch a VibeCatch a Vibe
Catchavibe.co.uk, an online magazine dedicated to black arts and culture in London. (London)


Engage MagazineEngage Magazine
The whole area of Supplier Diversity is relatively unknown in the UK. We want to encourage large organisations to examine their supply chain and consider the impact and benefits to be gained by contracting with diverse-owned businesses. (London)


The Afro Womans EzineThe Afro Womans Ezine
The Afrowoman's ezine.com is a website giving afro-women beauty products news, recipes and articles to boost their self-esteem. The aim is to give like-minded afro-women a website where they can enjoy browsing content that reflects their culture. (London)

 

Some interesting websites - and please look at the 'links' page for more websites

 A website has been launched which contains speeches and interviews with those who took part in the 2011 United Families and Friends Campaign and its thirteenth annual march : http://www.massobs.co.uk/index.html

 

 

Lots more to follow  

 

 

 

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