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Why pride in being African is important to students

There have been rousing protests against academic chiefs and the curriculum, based around Why Is My Curriculum White? and Why Isn't My Professor Black? This started at University College London, in the UK and has since spread to other universities.On t ...

Pioneering Black American reporter’s notebook challenged media racism

C Gerald Fraser, who has died aged 90, was a rare breed – you could call him a citizen journalist inside the mainstream press. Openly admired by publisher Arthur Ochs "Punch" Sulzberger Senior, Fraser reported for the leading New York Times ...
What Happens When Cities Make Homelessness a Crime: Hiding The Homeless

How the homeless are criminalised in America

Civilians will be murdered if Britain goes to war

Britain's brave Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been fighting the political battle of his life to stop the government bombing Syria. Sadly, despite opposition from the UK's biggest trade unions and a large majority of its party membership, some lea ...

Meet Britain's new Black Labour Party modernisers

Labour’s Black political activists have always had a thorny cotton row to hoe. But a new tendency is garnering a reputation as modernisers of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s “kinder, more inclusive” form of politics.Lifted by h ...

Starving UK: Thousands of sick Brits suffering from malnutrition

More than 2,000 cases of patients seeking treatment for malnutrition at UK hospitals have been recorded in the last year, a significant increase on previous years, figures released by NHS trusts have shown.The numbers, obtained through a Freedom of Inform ...

Terrorism by the West must be condemned too

All lives matter and we must remember the victims of terrorism whether they are in Iraq, Afghanistan, Gaza, Nigeria, Kenya, Syria, Tunisia, Russia, Pakistan, the US, Libya, France, Lebanon, Mali or the UK. I do not recall hearing about Da'esh, ISIS (Is ...

Fox News: 'A sewer of rancid, fear-mongering campaigns'

Once again, America is confronted with a lethal threat from abroad that Obama is powerless to stop. Sound familiar? The bile is coming in "over the transom" so quickly it’s getting hard to keep up, as the conservative me ...

Loneliness 'is really bad for your health'

Feeling isolated can be excruciating, lead to mental health problems and be a cause of premature death. While loneliness can affect anyone at any point in life, it is particularly common among the rapidly increasing population of old people. When you ...

It's global: Journalists risking death to carry on reporting

Recently Islamic State in Raqqa sent an ominous message to an exiled Syrian journalist. Tell us who is filing covertly from the occupied city, the terrorists warned, or we will execute your father. The editor refused to name names. His father was shot to ...

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