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Unsung heroes of the music industry

Marc WadsworthSuperstar Stevie Wonder's European manager Keith Harris is hardly a household name. And nor is Jacqui Davidson who shaped the international career of reggae star Shabba Ranks and currently looks after Wayne Hector, a Black man who has co- ...

Reindeers on the rampage

An angry reindeer attacked a man who was jogging along a track on Ounasvaara Fell near Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland on Saturday. The attack caused the man some cuts and bruises and one deeper wound. This was already the third incident involving a hostile r ...

Rodney King

The Holiday Videotape A nine-minute and twenty videotape taken by George Holliday turned what would otherwise have been a violent, but soon forgotten, encounter between Los Angeles police and Rodney King into one of the most widely watched and discussed in ...

African ancestry of the royals

Russia's mixed-race national poet Alexander Pushkin is an ancestor of the Queen of England’s husband Prince Phillip.  It was Pushkin who famously wrote the "Blackamoor of Peter the Great," an unfinished romance about the poet's Ethiopi ...

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