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Fear of refugees 'major concern for people across globe'

A majority of people polled in 22 countries are worried that some terrorists are pretending to be refugees, and 38 percent want their countries to close their borders to new arrivals. The survey prompted the United Nations (UN) to warn against &ldquo ...

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 ...
Muhammad Ali 'wasn't a hero of the civil rights movement'

Muhammad Ali: civil rights or Black Power icon?

Muhammad Ali’s legacy is in danger of being hijacked by journalists and historians keen to “whitewash” him as an icon of the “civil rights” movement rather the Black Power struggle, of which he was a leader, says The-Latest ed ...

Respect paid to famed Jamaican war veteran Sam King

Tributes to trailblazing Jamaican Second World War veteran Sam King have been flooding in after his death in the UK aged 90.The first Black mayor of Southwark, in south London, 33 years ago, King has been hailed as a "pioneer" in British politic ...

Top broadcaster exposes hypocrisy over MP Jo Cox's murder

Is it even vaguely possible that a man living in Britain today could have been pushed to the brink of murder by political debate and the political situation?I don’t care where you come from, I don’t care who you vote for. Can you conceive of c ...

'Politicians and big media must stop whitewashing Muhammad Ali'

Tributes poured in from presidents, sports stars and celebrities worldwide. Liberals and conservatives [even racist bigot Donald Trump] lined up to sing Muhammad Ali’s praises.Call me a cynic but sorry, I can’t believe that all of it is h ...

Muhammad Ali shook up the world and changed it

Newspapers and broadcasts around the world have rightly been filled with coverage of the life and times of Muhammad Ali since his death last week. But it concerns me how big media have hijacked his legacy by whitewashing it, for instance, by calling The G ...

Long overdue film about Black athletics hero Jesse Owens

British studios have at last joined Hollywood in making films about real life Black heroes – even though the person they have plucked from history for the movie Race is an American.It stars Canadian Stephan James, who plays legendary athlete Jesse O ...

'We must fight government jobcentre cruelty against the poor'

You may have seen the reviews of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake. It reduced hardened film critics in Cannes to tears with its story about the cruelty that jobcentres and the DWP dish out to ordinary people throughout the country. Interestingly, Lo ...

'Far-right racist terror surging through Europe'

Persistent economic crisis and unpopular austerity measures that gut social spending, in conjunction with the mass influx of refugees, have given rise to ultra-nationalist and even neo-fascist movements in Europe.Racist, right-wing terror is exploding on ...

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