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Elevator moment with fallen sports icon hunted by media

It was reminiscent of when a press photographer confronted me with his long-lens camera for my 15 minutes of fame in April - almost exactly four years previously - when I was controversially expelled from the British Labour Party.  A phala ...

Nigeria's reaction to Elon Musk Twitter take-over

As Elon Musk’s $44bn takeover of Twitter sends users and media outlets into a frenzy, there have been mixed reactions from citizens of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country.   ;For its estimated three million Nigerian users, Twitter has come ...

Three decades after Stephen Lawrence murder: racism still rampant

It was an iconic moment almost 30 years ago when arguably the world’s most famous person at the time Nelson Mandela stood in front of TV cameras, outside a central London hotel, to scold British politicians for their silence about racism. It follow ...

MP Clive Lewis backs new anti-racism campaign

Leading British Black politician Clive Lewis MP is among a host of prominent figures who are backing the setting up of a new broad based national anti-racist campaign, which will be launched on Tuesday (November 2) at a public meeting in London.  ...

Sicko UK: shocking selling-off of the health service

Britain’s flagship National Health Service got a top award on its 73rd birthday this summer but it is in crisis because the country’s corrupt profits-before-people government are selling off the iconic public asset to big business. Yet the vast majori ...

Nicki Minaj: whacky pop star's footwear goes viral

Once again Nicki Minaj is breaking the internet. But this time it’s because of Crocs not anacondas. The 38-year-old rapper has been sporting the foam clogs on her Instagram to promote a new mixtape Beam Me Up Scotty. She was first seen wearing ...

How Black creative students have been struggling during pandemic

Every student has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdowns. From not being able to access study spaces to a lack of face to face teaching, they've been badly affected.  But when you’re a student doing a creative subjec ...
What Mothers of Police Brutality Victims Want You to Know

Black victims of police violence: Mothers speak out

Divided UK: What next for PM Boris Johnson?

British elections that took place on Thursday were in many ways a symbolic referendum on Boris Johnson. While the results are still coming in, early signs suggest the Prime Minister can chalk this one up as a victory. Final polls going ...

Gaffe-prone Biden advised to avoid impromptu press questions

US President Joe Biden’s communication’s team has reportedly recommended that the septuagenarian head of state not take impromptu questions from reporters after a series of gaffes. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki revealed this week that Biden’s ...

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