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July 13, 2019

Black star Rihanna in backlash over China magazine cover

In one photo, Caribbean-born singer Rihanna gazes down, a dainty Chinese fan in one hand and a bright red sash around her waist. In another, she poses in front of a traditional folding screen, the...

Youth, social media and the power of minority groups

A new generation of young people can and must use their smartphones and social media to get out the votes that favour the peoples of the marginal abyss. It is a prospect that is literally “in their hands” writes, Thomas L Blair who outlines hi ...

How new 'digi-generation' can make the Black vote count

In a unique alliance, activists and faith leaders with large Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) populations across the UK are using the internet to fight for equality and renewal. Moreover, their websites send a clear message to their communities: make sure ...

'Myth of racial democracy in Brazil'

Former Brazilian national football midfielder Arouca, playing for Pelé’s old club Santos, was doing a sideline TV interview a few months ago when opposing fans began to chant “monkey, monkey, monkey".Those taunting hit him with anoth ...
'White means pure' singer Dencia defends Whitenicious

African singer defends promotion of skin whitening cream

Cameroonian pop singer Dencia has defended her promotion of a skin whitening cream called Whitenicious, which critics have branded an ''abomination'' and ''irresponsible''.Speaking on Channel 4 News last week, she insisted t ...

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