Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the interview with Brian Ward, He talks about some reasons as to why King would travel all the way to Newcastle despite his busy life. One of the reasons that was given by Dr. Caison that Ward agreed with is that perhaps he just needed a change a scenery and that “there is something […]

Black and British

In the first episode of Black and British: A Forgotten History, the true past of Britain and some of its first black settlers is revealed and honored. From Beachy Head Lady, Francis Barber, to John Blanke, David Olusoga takes the audience on a tour throughout Britain and Ghana to remember the forgotten past of the […]

Frederick Douglass

 After doing the extremely hard job of escaping slavery, Frederick Douglass faced an equally challenging job of creating a persuasive image — an image that would make people want to join the abolition movement. He knew the power of a picture and what it was capable of doing, so when in front of the camera […]

Pro-Slavery Christianity?

William Wells Brown’s novel Clotel serves as a major milestone. Not only because it’s considered the first published novel to be written by an African American, but because it forces its readers to really think about slavery and the effects of it. More than that, it shows us how Christians at that time thought. Often […]

Cool Spots To Visit

This is a short curated list of sites around the city that you may want to visit on your own.    Victoria Tunnel Address: 55 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, United Kingdom Prices: $9.82 for two hours $7.64 for one hour Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30pm Thursday 6:30pm Saturday 10am and […]