BTWSCBeyond the Will Smith Challenge (UK)
References in periodicals archive ?
BTWSC stems from the initials of the organisation's first project, a writing competition called "Beyond The Will Smith Challenge" that encouraged young people to write poems, songs and articles with a positive theme.
When I read about him and the fact that not only had official recognition been withheld from this inspirational figure, but also that he was living on a gardener's pension, I decided to do something more than commiserate," said the BTWSC co-ordinator and co-founder of the Black S/Heroes Award (BSA), Ms Serwah.
Before the BTWSC award, Naki had already received the Order of the Mapungubwe--one of the highest honours in South Africa.
Taking on the ethos of the African proverb which says "until the lion tells its story, history will be written from the viewpoint of the hunter", BTWSC developed the BSA in 2003 to honour unsung people of African descent who have made a laudable contribution to mankind.