Did you know that there are over 3000 cultural groups in Africa? That's potentially 3000 different African artistic expressions. African art forms include sculpting, pottery, painting, drawing, textiles, clothing, and many more
Santería, seen in Cuba is a direct descendent of the Yoruba methodology of the Orisha and so is Shango, a religion practiced in Trinidad and Tobago.
This series about African Religions in the Diaspora seeks to explore different religions across the Caribbean and the Americas to help understand their African roots and how they are practiced today!
Jodi-Ann from BLAM talks about how racial trauma can affect black people and suggests ways to reduce it.
Sign up for our free Zuri Therapy (Racial-Wellness) here: https://blamuk.org/zuri-therapy-racial-wellness/
Have you heard about the creole foods, dances, games and storytelling that happens during the month of October in St Lucia. If not, here's a brief podcast about the things you'll find during St Lucia Creole Heritage Month.
There are many African traditions that prevail across the diaspora. The African Masquerade is just one of them! Today we explore the roots of the Wanaragua, displayed by the Garifuna people and the Jonkunno, performed in Jamaica and the Bahamas.
"Educationally subnormal" - that was the horrible term used to label children who had a "low or below average level of understanding or intelligence". Caribbean children were often labelled this in the 1960s, due to the racist views of the government and education staff at the time. The misidentification of Black children led to a generation of students who were dumped in special schools, without much say so from their parents, until the Black community took a stand.
Episode 3 in the Black Power in the Caribbean series looks at Trinidad and Tobago's 'Black Power Revolution', 1970. There were a number of events that contributed to this revolution, led by the Black community. The government could no longer ignore the voice of the majority!
What did the fight for Black Power look like in the Caribbean?
BLAM explores the fight for Black Power on a number of different Caribbean islands, to give you an idea of how a Black majority population took a stand!
BLAM UK ( Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health ) presents to you 'Black History Bites' a new educational podcast that will bring to you Black global history, through a range of 10 min long episodes.
Check out our website www.blamcharity.com to access free Black history worksheets for children and young people aged 6- 16 years old.