Tag Archives: black culture

Celebrating the Notting Hill Carnival in London

The Notting Hill Carnival is a yearly celebration of Caribbean culture marking the end of summer, held every last Sunday and Monday of August. It was started in the 1960s, back when Notting Hill consisted not of its present stately Victorian townhouses, tree-lined streets, and carefully manicured private parks but of a diverse and colourful […]

Underground Vogue Function in NYC

Voguing is an underground style of dance popular within African American and Latino LGBT communities, particularly in New York City. Voguing has recently begun to gain popularity and exposure within the mainstream, thanks to a resurgence of interest in the groundbreaking 1990 documentary Paris is Burning. It is a physically demanding and visually dazzling style […]