February 2016

Anniversary of hidden CIA coup that toppled Nkrumah

February 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the CIA-engineered coup which removed Kwame Nkrumah as President of Ghana. In Killing Hope (2003), his seminal history of the countless coups, military interventions and assassination plots organised by the US acro ...

Snubbed UK Black actors: activism needed to tackle bias

There has been much controversy over the absence of  Black talent among Hollywood nominations for Oscars. In Britain, the ennobled but undervalued Black actors have challenged the arts and culture industries on diversity issues. But they have yet ...