26 June, 2023

Unmasking Brilliance: Black British Voices in Media

Time : 01:00 pm – 02:00pm (Paid)

Clive Myrie
Gary Younge
CHAIR: Kehinde Andrews
Dawn Butler

Unmasking Brilliance: Black British Voices in Media

Join chair Kehinde Andrews in conversation with Dawn Butler, Clive Myrie and Gary Younge as they illuminate the dynamic and electrifying world of Black British voices in the media. Brace yourself for a session that will ignite your passion, challenge your perceptions, and celebrate the transformative power of Black representation in today’s media landscape.

Prepare to be captivated as we dive deep into the evolving narratives, triumphs, and hurdles faced by Black voices in film, television, music, and beyond. From groundbreaking storytelling that shatters stereotypes to cultural revolutions that demand change, this session will leave you exhilarated and empowered.

Get ready for an unforgettable experience filled with thought-provoking discussions and awe-inspiring insights from industry leaders who are reshaping the future of media representation. Dawn Butler, a fearless advocate for equality and trailblazing Member of Parliament, will share her remarkable journey from a market stall in East London to becoming the first elected African-Caribbean woman to serve as a Government Minister.

Hold on tight as Clive Myrie, an award-winning journalist and captivating storyteller, unveils his unique perspective from years of reporting on pivotal moments in history, including presidential races and the administrations of three US Presidents.
And brace yourself for the brilliance of Gary Younge, an acclaimed author and professor, whose penetrating writings and captivating documentaries challenge societal norms and shed light on pressing issues, from racial identity to the political landscape.

Leading this exhilarating conversation is our esteemed chair, Kehinde Andrews, a visionary in Black Studies and the director of the Centre for Critical Social Research. With his insightful contributions and powerful voice, he’s reshaping the narrative on race, inequality, and radicalism.

Join us on this adrenaline-fueled journey as we explore the extraordinary role of Black British voices in the media, celebrating their outstanding achievements while fearlessly confronting the challenges they face.

Secure your spot now and get ready to be swept away by the vibrant narratives and trailblazing voices that are shaping the media landscape of tomorrow. This is a session you won’t want to miss—prepare to be engaged, inspired, and transformed!

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