Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’ exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum
Christmas is almost here! It’s that time of year when loved ones reunite, give presents, drink Mulled Wine and Egg Nog. Christmas is the season spirit of togetherness. However, every year thousands of people are spend Christmas in isolation. In 2013, Community Christmas estimated that almost a quarter of a million elderly people spent Christmas … More Tis The Season To Volunteer
I was just minding my own business, casually reading the paper on my morning commute, when sexism was served up to me right on platform number 2, hours before the watershed. Metro was reporting that a BBC radio presenter by the name of Nick Conrad had descended a few rungs on the evolutionary chain, and … More Comment: Evolution or Castration?
To celebrate this years Black History Month, Birkbeck Cinema showcased the first ever screening for Ghosts of Amistad, a documentary film by Tony Buba. The film was inspired by Marcus Rediker’s book about the famous slave revolt which took place in 1839. The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey unravels the connections between London, Cuba and … More Black History Month: Ghosts of Amistad
Last week GQ British awarded Kim Kardashian-West its “Woman Of The Year” 2014, at its awards held last week at the Royal Opera House. The publication said Kim KW was given the award based on the fact that she had “Taken over global television,” and “Social Media with 23 million twitter followers and 18 … More GQ’s Woman of the Year Award… Did Kim Kardashian-West Really Deserve to Win It?
The world cried in outrage last week, when the news broke. Viewers threw inanimate objects at television screens – tweeters asked where the madness could possibly end as it had been officially announced by creators Sanrio, that Hello Kitty is NOT a cat. I shall pause now for you to digest this information which has … More Goodbye Hello Kitty