Artificial Intelligence & Black Intellect: The Cultural Nuances of ‘Afropeanism’

As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of Windrush, many of us will be reflecting on the challenges our parents and grandparents faced when arriving at the Port of Tilbury in 1948. What were their dreams and expectations when they left Jamaica for the Motherland? What and more importantly, who were they leaving behind? As second… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence & Black Intellect: The Cultural Nuances of ‘Afropeanism’

Welcome To Cen-X Podcasts

Launching on the 19.06.23, Cen-X Podcasts puts the community at its heart. This platform is dedicated to amplifying the voices of those who may not have had the opportunity to be heard before. It serves as a space for community members to share their stories, perspectives and experiences. By giving a voice to the unheard,… Continue reading Welcome To Cen-X Podcasts

Commemorating George Floyd Three Years On

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  On the 3rd anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, it is not only necessary to reflect on this fateful day and the ensuing global protests as a result of the barbarity witnessed, but also to review what changes, if any, have been made. Prior to this seismic event, I had petitioned for more self-advocacy in… Continue reading Commemorating George Floyd Three Years On

Ahead of the Curve – Our Turn to Lead?

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  A combination of excitement and fear continue to surround the development of AI and the prospects it holds for the future. Recent news has witnessed increasing concerns regarding the absence of robust measures to regulate AI, with personalities like Elon Musk warning of poorly constructed AI having catastrophic effects on humanity in the event… Continue reading Ahead of the Curve – Our Turn to Lead?

Why Is There A Lack Of Diversity In The Video Game Industry?

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  Video gaming has become an international phenomenon with millions of people enjoying the immersive worlds and thrilling gameplay the industry has to offer. However, gaming is also known for its lack of diversity and representation. For years, video games were predominantly marketed towards young European male audiences and marginalised communities, such as women and… Continue reading Why Is There A Lack Of Diversity In The Video Game Industry?

Stephen Lawrence – 30 years on

  The following article is being reproduced due to its significance to the Black Identity Nexus today. It remains a timely reminder of the continuing challenges of systemic racism facing particular ethnic minorities. Imagine walking down a familiar street, in a familiar neighbourhood with someone familiar. It’s been a somewhat ordinary day with your friend,… Continue reading Stephen Lawrence – 30 years on

Centric Take Their Seat at the ‘Black Representation in British Politics’ Event

Entering the venue, you are struck by the number of portraits decorating the room, a collection of prominent black figures who have played their part in history representing their communities in British politics. Councillor Akoto, Councillor Natasha, Professor Patrick Vernon and others spoke of the importance of the roles these prominent figures played in politics,… Continue reading Centric Take Their Seat at the ‘Black Representation in British Politics’ Event

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