Mixed Race Matters

Growing up Mixed Race in the UK

‘In school I was always this bridge between ‘real Black people’ and white people‘ Ngaio Anyia is a musician, writer, inclusion consultant and force of nature. One of the people behind the Black Lives Matters march in Bristol, she has spent her life campaigning for inclusion. ‘As a mixed race person I didn’t know where …

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New Creatives – Where are you from

Sophie Gresswell’s film addresses the struggle to answer the inevitable question: ‘Where are you from?’ when you’re not quite sure. A young woman of mixed heritage searches for an answer by looking back over three generations of her family. Documents, family stories and of course the British staple of tea and biscuits help her figure …

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Not looking like your parents

As a society we are increasingly mixed, and the mixed-race group is growing proportionately faster than any other. Many children now have a grandparent who is of a skin colour that does not reflect their own or their parents’

Full Circle

“In less than one week, I return for another look, not knowing what I am seeking or what I should look for. In less than three weeks  my fourth child is born. So why go? Why now? This is not how it was planned." 

‘Our Story’

My husband, Ossie, and I met forty years ago on 21st July 1972. Our forty-year journey, however, didn't get off to an easy start!

Mixed Heritage and Proud

MIXED HERITAGE & PROUD – Personal and Professional Reflections by Sarah Kate Bennett. Growing up there were two songs that I have never forgotten. The first, ‘there ain’t no black in the union jack’ and the second ‘brown girl in the ring’.

From the Farm to the Melting Pot

Francis Wardle – a man who started out from a small enclosed homogeneous community and journeyed through a series of increasingly mixed cultures and races to a global kaleidoscope has a unique claim to personify change to date and to forecast what form future change will take