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A joy-filled collection of contributions from 52 cultural luminaries from around the world. Discover the joy of chess with Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, then learn the moves of the game. Find the joy in stories with award-winning author Patrice Lawrence, then gather the tools to write your own. Experience the joy of food with renowned chef Andi Oliver, then follow a recipe to make a delicious dish. Whether you read an entry a week, or dip into it whenever you are feeling in need of joy, this is a book to treasure all year round. The 52 contributions: Artistic director Davalois Fearon, Florist Hazel Gardiner, Life coach David Hale Sylvester, Musician Nate Holder, Founder of UK Black Pride Lady Phyll, Conservationist Tolga Aktas, Scientist Raven the Science Maven, Linguist John McWhorter, Author Patrice Lawrence, Activist Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs, Chef Amanda Yee, Poet Lemn Sissay OBE, Meterologist Alex Wallace, Producer and storyteller Laura Henry-Allain MBE, Interior designer Michelle Ogundehin, Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Doctor Ronx Ikharia, Gardener Tayshan Hayden-Smith, Illustrator Jade Orlando, Student Chantale Zuzi, Biologist Gillian Burke, Oceanographer Bethanie Edwards, Beekeeper Samantha Foxx, Professor Birgitta Johnson, Lifestyle blogger Marie Lahai, Comedian Inel Tomlinson, Entrepreneur Andy Ayim MBE, Grandmaster Maurice Ashley, Artist Andrea Pippins, Athlete Anne Wafula Strike, Photographer and filmmaker Nganji Mutiri, Broadcaster Miquita Oliver, House Dogge Founder Angela Medlin, Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason MBE, Breathwork coach Kathleen Booker, Politician David Lammy, Chef Andi Oliver, Digital creator Phil Calvert, Celebrity hairstylist Yene Damtew, Architect Sade Akinsanya, Space Scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Birdwatcher David Lindo, Palaeontologist Dr. Lisa White, Archaeologist Ayana Omilade Flewellen, Co-founder of Stemettes Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, Podcasters Dr. Samantha Coleman & Sandria Washington, Rugby Football Union Chairman Thomas Ilube CBE, Climate Justice Activist Vanessa Nakate, Zookeeper Jungle Jordan, Adventurer Sibusiso Vilane, Historian Advolly Richmond, Crafter Nerissa Pratt. A donation to BLAM UK will be made for every copy sold. BLAM UK are committed to ensuring that the Black-British community is recognised, represented and appreciated.

Year of Black Joy by Jamia Wilson

SKU: 9781915569028
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