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November 03, 2019

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...

Good Riddance To PM BLiar

'The face of Mr Blair should be reviled rather than respected', said one blogger after hearing the news about the British Prime Minister's long-overdue departure date. The-Latest brings you some more juicy quotes from the blogosphere.He is a m ...

How an 'arranged marriage' changed my life

Rupa SudraJasvinder Sanghera's childhood came to an abrupt end when she was presented with a photograph of   the man she was to marry. She was just 14 years old.The fifth youngest of seven daughters, Sanghera was born into a strict Sikh working cl ...

What happened to millions meant for London's poor?

John Oakes Two women have won a three-year legal battle against the board of a north London-based New Deal for Communities project which sacked them when they started questioning some of its shady multi-million pound dealings in t ...

Ban bad words from rap

Russell Simmons - Co-Founder of   Def Jam record companyI have joined with the highly respected Hip-Hop Summit Action Network Executive Director Benjamin Chavis to propose a ban on three offensive words from all rap songs.We recommend that the recordi ...

Tony Blair Misquoted Me On Gun Crime

Rev Nims ObungeIt is both frustrating and disappointing to find that the British Prime Minister, commenting this week on the challenges of violent crime and its impact on the Black community, further criminalises vulnerable young people. In February I had ...

Bloggers say 'get lost' to code of conduct

Deborah Hobson - Contributing Editor of The-LatestCensorship of the unregulated conversation between members of the public on the web is being proposed by some influential internet pioneers including the founder of Wikipedia.This is a threat to the crea ...

Businesses have learned to love the blogosphere

Richard WrayThe rise of online social networks such as MySpace, Bebo and Facebook has been one of the most dramatic developments on the web over the past few years. But the business world has struggled to come to terms with the growth in user-generated con ...

Blogging code of conduct needed

Support for a blogger hounded by death threats has intensified with some high profile web experts calling for a code of conduct in the blogosphere.The female blogger at the centre of the row has been shocked to discover that hers is not an isolated inciden ...

My battle for the truth against NHS big wigs

The-Latest exposed the scandal of a flag ship London hospital's cover up over a blaze which destroyed 240,000 medical records stored by a private company. (See 'Alarm as NHS files go up in smoke'. The-Latest Community News.). Here Frank Redmond ...

Black youth in 'post-slavery' UK society

Amanda Kirton School exclusions, gang culture, knife and gun crime, and mental illness all disproportionately affect Black boys in their early to late teens. Reece's grandparents came to England in the mid-1960s from the West Indies. In his family he i ...

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