Category Archives: Media

Post-colonial reflections on news, media and entertainment

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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Are we really Post-Racial in the West?

A question that seems to have been asked at least since Barack Obama became the president of United States in 2009 and one that in Britain we have been asking for a while is are we post-racial? Those who think … Continue reading

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After Leave vote the Evangelical Alliance calls for unity and reconciliation (Press Release 24th June)

In the wake of the UK voting to leave the European Union, Steve Clifford, general director of the Evangelical Alliance, has commented: “While the UK has voted to leave the EU, the vote has exposed deep disagreement across our nations, … Continue reading

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Every Tribe, Nation and Language: Growing Multi-ethnic Churches (Press Release)

A day conference for church leaders of all Christian traditions who are seeking to integrate people from different ethnic backgrounds into the life and mission of their church.   Key note speakers will offer British and African perspectives about the … Continue reading

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Tani Omideyi becomes first ethnic minority chair of Alliance board (Press Release)

(First released by the Evangelical Alliance on 22nd of March) Dr Tani Omideyi has become the first ethnic minority chair of the Evangelical Alliance board, succeeding Rev Mike Talbot. Tani and his wife Modupe started a house group in Liverpool … Continue reading

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Intercultural Tensions: A Review of Gone to Far

Today my wife and I and two other people went to see a Nigerian film at the Odeon cinema in Greenwich. The film directed by a Nigerian writer Bola Agbaje and directed by another Nigerian Destiny Ekaragba is one of … Continue reading

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Lack of Church Response to Kidnapped girls

As the world’s attention is now turned to the 250 Chibok school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram, I cannot but help think about why no Nigerian pastor either in Nigeria, Britain or even in the US have spoken publicly about … Continue reading

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