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Thanks to Bristol 24/7 the Big Green & Black Debate makes the news!!!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Thanks to Bristol 24/7 the Big Green & Black Debate makes the news!!!

Tweet Johnathon Walker, October 30, 2014 This comment article is written by Johnathan Walker   One of the key challenges facing Bristol Green Capital 2015 is will it be a year in which all Bristol engages with the challenge of living within our planetary limits, or will it become a symbol of economic and social fractures that subtly but powerfully define the Bristol experience? The scale of this challenge should not be underestimated. We almost have a perfect socio-political storm to contend with. On one front we have a year led by a movement that, by its own acknowledgement, has failed to break out of the circles of a relatively affluent social demographic, socially progressive, cultural elite. On another we have a city whose progressive “vibe” is undermined by inequalities and divisions shaped by class, race and geographic inheritances....

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The Big Green & Black Debate

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on The Big Green & Black Debate

On Monday 27th October, Ujima Radio joined forces with BCfm for The Big Green & Black Debate, which was hosted by Pat Heart and Julz.Inspirising change from the grass roots up, The Big Green & Black Debate is a series of thought provoking pragrams that aims to articulate, animate and amplfy the Green Capital to inspirse inclusive engagement with BME and other grass-root communities.

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Cities of Service

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on Cities of Service

Last week Kizzy Morrell invited Dominic Murphy and Michael Drake onto Ujima to talk about a new initiative called The Cities of Service. And over the coming weeks Ujima will be celebrating all things great about volunteering including hearing the real stories from the community activists and change makers past and present on why they volunteer

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Reggae Legend John Holt Passes away 19th October

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Reggae Legend John Holt Passes away 19th October

Tweet Veteran reggae star and lovers rock pioneer John Holt has died in a London hospital, aged 67.   News of the Jamaican singer’s death came on 19 October from Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, who confirmed his death to Jamaica Observer Online. “John died at 2:40am English time. His [John’s] nephew informed [us] of his death.” The cause of Holt’s death has yet to be confirmed.   Born in Kingston, Holt first rose to fame as a member of The Paragons in the 1960s, a group in which he penned The Tide Is High, a track which saw global notoriety in the 1980s with Blondie’s cover. During his time in the rocksteady group, he also penned hits including Tonight, Ali Baba, I See Your Face, and Wear You to the Ball.   In 1970, Holt left the Paragons to...

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Code Of The Streets: Sat 22nd Nov Basement 45

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on Code Of The Streets: Sat 22nd Nov Basement 45

Tweet Since moving out of our resident venue, Code of the Streets has held two successful nights @ Basement 45 and haven’t looked back. So as we near the end of another successful year, we bring to you our final session of 2014 with another array of Bristol talent. Expect nothing less but the finest Old School, Dancehall RnB Hip Hop & Modern Anthems which we have consistently delivered for the last 10 years. With entertainment spread over two rooms we aim to please your musical desires and needs. Get your dancing shoes and put on your best wears, and join us for another roadblock night, remember to get your tickets in advance as it more on the door.   Since the last event there have a been few additions to the venue. New Room 2 with improve sound...

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