Tag Archives: Arts

“When I Heard” ~ Poem by Latisha Chantelle from the Black Lives Matter protest.

Published on behalf of Latisha Chantelle. Performed at the Worcester #BlackLivesMatter protest at age 16, which took place on the 13th of June 2020. “Her face looks like poo” “Haha Brown Face” “Why can’t I say the n-word, it’s not fair” “It’s alright if I say it in a song” “Why are black people so weird” ~~~~~~ “Her face looks

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“Growing Up Black” Poem and Speech by Tanya Mariga from #BlackLivesMatter Protest

All credit goes to Tanya Mariga ~ the author and performer of this poem and speaker of these words at the Black Lives Matter Protest in Worcester on the 13th June, 2020. Growing up black was not having a Disney princess to identify with until 2010. Growing up black up was picking up dolls and seeing only a white barbie

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The End Of An Era: The Artrix Goes Into Administration

After 15 years of providing for Bromsgrove and most of Worcestershire, Artrix Arts Centre is heading into administration following the financial blow dealt by COVID-19. Opening back in 2005, the Artrix dedicated its 15 years of business to providing Bromsgrove with a staple venue for theatrical & artistic performances and education, and continually acted as a family-friendly charity. The centre

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