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The Blackboard is the official home for our very own articles and informational series’. We currently write opinion pieces focused on but not limited to; race, racism and culture, predominantly in the UK. Furthermore, there are currently 3 of our own educational series’ you can find on The Blackboard: Let’s Talk About Racism, Let’s Talk About Mental Health and The Black Excellence Collection. You can also find this content on our social media so you can share with your friends. The purpose of this content is to help educate the UK on racism and mental health so we can help fight back against the oppressions of society.

The Directory

The Directory is a hand-pick selection of successful, hard-working and independent Black-Owned businesses.

We also have a directory for Creators, whether it be Art, Music or Writing. Whatever the creative craft, this is a directory that welcomes people of all job descriptions.

Featured Articles

The NOIR Opinion
Maks Zychowicz

The Plinth of Edward Colston

On Thursday the 16th of July, the statue of BLM protestor Jen Reid was removed upon the instruction of the Bristol local council.  “A Surge

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