Phenomenal Woman: Moira Stuart

Moira Stuart was the first Caribbean female newsreader in the United Kingdom. She has worked with the BBC since the 1970s and then moved to television news in 1981. Born in 1949, to Bajan-Dominican parents, Stuart grew up in London and attended school in Stamford Hill. Stuart has been working in journalism for over four…

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Phenomenal Woman: Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman is a British author who most well known for her series Noughts and Crosses. Typically set in a dystopian world or with a strong element of science fiction, her books discuss relevant social issues, race and ethics. Born in London, England, in 1962, she has Barbadian ancestry. Focusing on content aimed at children and…

Phenomenal Women: Claudia Jones

Claudia Jones was many things, a feminist, black nationalist, political activist, community leader, communist and journalist. But her legacy real remains in her creating Notting Hill Carnival, a London, England based street party paying homage to Caribbean music and culture. Born in Trinidad in 1915, Jones moved to the United States aged eight with her…