Black History Month. Celebrating unsung heroes: Kwaku

This year’s Black history month could not be more timely. In any given year this month allows us to focus on the - past, present and future - through the lens of the British African Diaspora. For most events and proceedings take an historical lo...

BBC and Naga Munchetty: You got this wrong!

It’s difficult for powerful people and their institutions such as the BBC to say: ‘actually we got this one wrong, we’ve reviewed this thoroughly and we’d like to reverse our decision’. That would be grown up politics...

In At the Deep End!: Reflecting on My First Week at OBV

Thais Thomas joined OBV last Monday in Oxford on our Pathway to Success residential for her first day, and her feet have barely touched the ground since.  Thais is a EUSA internship programme participant from Trinidad and Tobago, and is studying in ...

Cllr Anna Rothery: Liverpool’s first Black Lord Mayor

  There was an air of great historical expectancy last night in one of the country’s oldest city councils - Liverpool. First, it is difficult not be impressed when you walk into this Victorian civic building. It was built to showcase the s...
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