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September 19, 2019

Corbyn must fight for Black people to keep their votes

Labour has to work harder to defend Black communities and not take their votes for granted or it risks losing vital support, veteran anti-racist campaigner Marc Wadsworth has warned on the eve of...

Top MP tells of personal experience of BBC 'racism'

Outspoken British shadow minister Clive Lewis has blasted BBC bosses for their failure to combat barriers in the organisation that have prevented Black people like himself getting promotion. The newly-elected MP for Norwich South, who was the&nbs ...

Love-in for Jeremy Corbyn at his first party summit

Unprecedented support for Labour’s new leader was displayed on the streets of a sunny English south coast town I visited today.Of the many people whose views I canvassed in Brighton – delegates to Labour’s annual conference, the leader o ...

I'm backing Jeremy Corbyn, despite his unsavoury 'friends'

Like many others, I face a real dilemma. I’ve known Jeremy Corbyn for more than 30 years and love nearly everything he stands for. Yet there are a few important issues on which I profoundly disagree with him. Does this mean he should no longer have ...

UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race

Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the highly charged issue of race in the run up to next May’s general election.On the same day last week Labour’s Ed Miliband sought to ...

Black Labour members back Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Momentum Black Connexions (MBC) media officer Marc Wadsworth has been caught-up in a Fleet Street concocted firestorm after challenging a Labour MP for colluding with the right-wing press.Wadsworth confronted the Daily Telegraph reporter Kate McCann after ...

Why the attacks on 'extremist' Jeremy Corbyn are doomed

Tony Blair's former press chief Alastair Campbell published a blog post urging Labour members to back "anyone but Corbyn", for the party leadership. The intervention, which was the latest in a long line of Labour establishment atta ...

Opposition leader's stomping start to general election campaign

Britain's feisty deputy opposition leader has launched her general election campaign with weeks to go before polling day.Labour's Harriet Harman, Member of Parliament for Camberwell and Peckham in south London for the last 33 years, made her bid t ...

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