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Dirty money: Who paid to make Boris prime minister?

Trying to explain to outsiders just how the United Kingdom “chose” its new prime minister in July 2019 guarantees bafflement, followed by incredulity.Of course, it wasn’t the “United Kingdom” choosing at all. Only 0.34 percent ...

Hidden history of African Caribbean Second World War heroes

Brixton’s renowned Black Cultural Archives in south London will host this Saturday the launch of the historic Living Memorial website to honour African Caribbean Second World War heroes on the eve of Remembrance Sunday.Showcased will be five of the ...

Before Greta Thunberg there was a star Japanese-Canadian

World acclaimed green activist Greta Thunberg has established herself as the planet’s spokeswoman on climate change at just 16 years of age. But long before social media, another youngster was scolding UN leaders on the world stage almost 30 years b ...

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 the party’s annual conference. Wadsworth, founder of ...

“Bubbly Bob”, a modern day African and Caribbean success story

Kenyan leaders and members of the public are mourning the passing of Africa’s top CEO, as Marc Wadsworth, a regular visitor to the country, reports. Guyanese-born British businessman Bob Collymore embodied Africans and Caribbeans together making a su ...

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 golden ornaments in her hair reminiscent of the royal fash ...

Misery for new wave of US-Mexico border migrants

A school vice principal from Cameroon fleeing ethnic violence; a mother and child from Haiti searching for a better life; a construction worker from Angola fleeing religious persecution. While much of the narrative surrounding the Trump administration&rsq ...

Prisons scandal a blot on UK's human rights record

This year alone the British media has run countless stories about the "deteriorating" conditions inside the country's jails. And now it is official.In a hard-hitting paper, the chief inspector of prisons, Peter Clarke, has set out five major ...

'Majority of media coverage in UK is anti-Muslim'

A groundbreaking report has found that the majority of British media negatively portrays Muslims. The Centre for Media Monitoring (CFMM) analysed almost 11,000 news articles, written in the final quarter of 2018, using 50 key words related to Muslims and ...

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