When London-based activists Legally Black put up bus-stop posters of unknown black ‘actors’ featuring in blockbuster movies such as Harry Potter, jaws dropped at the simple power of the message, and minds were changed even as headlines were made. The activists were telling the world ‘We want to see characters that look like us. We’re here.’
Recipe taken from Anna Jones’ award-winning The Modern Cook’s Year. “Where I live in London Sri Lankan food is having its moment in the sun. There have been a flurry of restaurants opening, serving traditional Sri Lankan hoppers and egg curries. This is a curry my friend Emily told me she’d eaten on a trip to Sri Lanka.
From the award-winning poet and playwright behind Barber Shop Chronicles, The Half-God of Rainfall is an epic story and a lyrical exploration of pride, power and female revenge.