Why I Will No Longer Complain To White People About Race

My Debut Huffington Post Blog I have come to that place as a black woman where I am done complaining about racism. I will not join any more campaigns or movements about race. I won't drain my energy trying to convince anyone that Black Lives Matter. As a black woman, I have experienced my fair … Continue reading Why I Will No Longer Complain To White People About Race

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Queen Of Katwe, Not Disney Enough For The World

It is half term in England, the children are on holiday from school, this whole week the cinemas have been fully booked. Earlier in the week I tried to book Disney's Finding Dory at my nearest cinema and most of the days it was fully booked. There was endless queues to get into the cinema. … Continue reading Queen Of Katwe, Not Disney Enough For The World

Dr Thomas Mapfumo on Jean Gasho’s Blog

I welcomed  Zimbabwean's award winning music legend Dr Thomas Mapfumo, popularly known as "The Lion Of Zimbabwe" or "Mukanya" on Just Jean Blog for an exclusive interview about his music, the Zimbabwe music industry, his life in United States Of America, the Political situation of Zimbabwe and of course his involvement in the New York demonstrations against Robert Mugabe in … Continue reading Dr Thomas Mapfumo on Jean Gasho’s Blog

Why Black People Should Not Accept The Racism Of Coronation Street

So Coronation Street has issued an apology regarding the racist joke that was made during the bank holiday Monday episode when Eva Price said “I have more roots than Kunta Kinte,” in  a visit to the hair salon to get her roots retouched. Kunta Kinte was a character from the novel  Roots. Based on a real-life … Continue reading Why Black People Should Not Accept The Racism Of Coronation Street

5 Reasons Why The Black Man Is Still A Slave

 By Jean Gasho Having lived in the United Kingdom all my adult life, I have experienced my fair share of racism and discrimination, the worst being from the Scottish Justice System. I do not in any way undermine the suffering of the black race, especially that of the black woman. She is the most ill … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why The Black Man Is Still A Slave

My Recent Artwork; Pencil By Jean

I always had a fascination with inspirational public figures, especially their faces, drawing my first sketch portrait of singer Monica at the age of 14, then at 15 I won a prize for best artist competing with white talented boys from private schools, I didn't have oil paints or special brushes, I only had a … Continue reading My Recent Artwork; Pencil By Jean

Nino To Perform At The Screen Nations Awards London 2016

Opera singer/songwriter Nino has been confirmed to perform at this year’s Screen Nation Awards UK on March 19th. With a sound that’s been described as ‘NUSLAM’, Nino is a classified vocalist challenging global perceptions. The Self-Taught Opera Singer from Ghana has received praise for his work from great personalities such as Jon Benjamin, Iyaz, Laura Carpini and Kojo Antwi. He has also been tipped as one to watch by BBC, US Embassy and Swag Family Legacy Japan. Screen Nation Awards Celebrates Black Excellence across Film, TV and Music in Europe Other performing artists include FLOetic Lara, Ashley Abigo and others. This Year’s Screen Nation Awards celebrates Carmen Munroe, the Godmother of Black British acting. Also attending this event is Wesley Snipes and Idris Elba. “Nino mixes Opera with and modern pop- reminds us of young Bobbie Mcferrin!” USA Embassy Ghana