The Costume Institute of the African Diaspora’s first dress conference seeks to understand how Diaspora communities came to be visually represented or have developed the agency to represent themselves and establish their identities through clothing and adornment. This conference brings together researchers from across the globe who are working within the field of African Diaspora...
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  Matilda MacAttram is founder and director of Black Mental Health UK (BMH UK), a human rights campaigns group established in 2006 to raise awareness and address the stigma associated with mental illness within African Caribbean communities.  She has spoken out publicly against the deaths and ill treatment of black patients detained in psychiatric hospitals and other custodial settings and changed the public...
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