An Audience with Kathleen Cleaver (or the Spectacle of Mr Next Question & Mrs No It Doesn’t Exist)

Last week, Tribe attended a conference event featuring eminent former Black Panther member, Kathleen Cleaver, organised by the Black Studies department of Birmingham City University. Right from the outset, I can tell you these events are severely few and far between in the UK, and I was excited about how it would all go; the […]

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Are We In Or Out?

The oft-used terms of “working twice as hard” and “struggle” are ubiquitous within the industry and because of this can seep into becoming a stereotype, old, used and dashed-about, a tiresome and frustratingly familiar excuse that becomes to inform and describe the mindset of the Black artist. But, from my own experience, this stereotype couldn’t [...]
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