"The cultural and social revolution which Britain underwent during the second half of the 20th Century has provided the backbone and bedrock upon which the Hansib ethos was founded, and the hitherto unheralded settlement of people of direct African and Asian heritage, primarily emerging from the unique cultural melting pot which percolates in the English-speaking Caribbean.
Many observers detect a thread which emphasises the centrality of the role that the Caribbean has played in the social and political dynamics of our age. Hansib’s role as curator or custodian of the legends and anecdotes which populate the 500-year Caribbean odyssey has led to the publication of biographies, memoirs, poetry and prose compilations, historical tracts, novels and even an acclaimed series of coffee table books."
This book represents the first systematic attempt to analyse media and public communications published in Britain by people of African and Afro-Caribbean origin during the aftermaths of war, presenting an in-depth study of print publications for the period 1919-1924. This was a period of post-conflict readjustment that experienced a transnational surge in special interest newspapers and periodicals, including visual discourse. This study provides evidence that the aftermath of war needs to be given more attention as a distinctly defined period of post-conflict adjustment in which individual voices should be highlighted. As such it forms part of a continuing imperative to re-discover and recuperate black history, adding to the body of research on the aftermaths of The First World War, black studies, and the origins of diaspora. Jane L. Chapman analyses how the newspapers of black communities act as a record of conflict memory, and specifically how physical and political oppression was understood by members of the African Caribbean community. Pioneering black activist journalism demonstrates opinions on either empowerment or disempowerment, visibility, self-esteem, and economic struggles for survival.
Examining the growth of the black media in Britain from 1901 to today, this book traces the struggles and successes of the owners and controllers of the major black media, their history and current status. The book considers the portrayal in the mainstream media of black people and finds a pattern of gross omission and stereotypical racist distortion. It links this misrepresentation to the growth of separate media for a population which, like all members of modern society, relies on the media for information and entertainment. It relates how, despite legislation, black people still do not have equality of opportunity and that this is true, too in the case of employment in the mainstream media industry - particularly at senior level.
"Caribbean Collective Magazine is the first magazine that represents West Indian women with a hyphenated identity in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Caribbean Collective Magazine was founded in 2020 and created by a West Indian women for West Indian women."
"The Voice, founded in 1982, is the only British national black newspaper operating in the United Kingdom. It is owned by GV Media Group Limited, and is aimed at the British African-Caribbean community. The paper is based in London and is published monthly."
"The Voice was founded in 1982 by Val McCalla, who, while working on a London local paper called the East End News in 1981, led a group of businessmen and journalists in a new and uncertain endeavour – the creation of a weekly newspaper to cater for the interests of British-born black people."