Category Archives: History

The New Black Consciousness

As the Western world continues to grapple with the issues and consequences  of both Brexit and Trump, there appears to be a sea of TV programmes on Black identity. Below are examples of these programmes Blackish (E4): Blackish is an … Continue reading

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PARTNERSHIP IN MISSION – PRESS RELEASE

What does the future of the UK church look like? What is the black majority church and how does it feature in the bigger picture? How is it partnering in mission with the wider UK church? What dynamic is created … Continue reading

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A Black Majority Church Perspective on Mission and Church Unity

Partnership in Mission: A Black Majority Church Perspective on Mission and Church Unity is the title of a forth coming book that I have just finish researching. The book documents contemporary history of Black Majority Churches, their mission theology and … Continue reading

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Legacy of Daniels Ekarte (c. 1890s-1964) and its implications for Public Leadership

Daniels Ekarté was from Calabar, Nigeria and around 1915 he worked his way into Liverpool as a seaman. The ethnic minorities in Liverpool suffered from the effects of institutional racism such as poverty, unemployment, rejection of mixed-race children and social … Continue reading

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Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther: The First African Bishop

This Sunday 29th of June will mark the 150 years anniversary since Samuel Ajayi Crowther was ordained as the first African bishop in the Canterbury Cathedral in England. While this is worth celebrating, it is important to understand the life … Continue reading

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12 Years a Slave: An Honest Reflection

12 Years a Slave is a biographical film about a free African American Solomon Northup who was abducted and enslaved. The film is an adaptation of the 1853 autobiography of Solomon Northup (12 years a Slave). I was one of … Continue reading

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African Leaders

The death of Madiba known to the world as Nelson Mandela on 3rd of December, while a shock has caused me to reflect on leadership issues on the continent of Africa. Madiba, though not perfect represents an African leader with … Continue reading

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