Event: Southampton 2025 & Black Business

If Southampton wins UK City of Culture 2025, it could bring millions to the city’s economy. Want a slice? In December 2020, Our Version Media CIC became an official media partner of the Southampton UK City of Culture 2025 Bid. Naturally, our main aim is to make sure that our black communities aren’t left out,... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Black History Month 2020

Black History Month has been celebrated in Southampton for more than a decade. This year, because of the pandemic, most events have been moved online. Here's the link to the city's Black History Month magazine. It is packed full of articles, including one about Our Version Media. There are also details of what's happening locally... Continue Reading →

Changing the narrative of local black stories, one consultation at a time

Introducing our Black Community Coverage Clinic. Our recent survey of black people living in Southampton revealed that some felt “sad”, “misunderstood”, “frustrated”, “annoyed”, “invisible”, and “stereotyped” by local press coverage of the city’s black communities. They also said local news is more likely to cover stories of black people that are crime, drug or gang... Continue Reading →

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