August 2017

'Grenfell Tower survivors must be embraced by carnival revellers'

Notting Hill Carnival’s moment of silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno is a gesture all will respect. But that is not enough. A tangible show of solidarity with the residents from many lands is needed. First: because Grenfell b ...

‘Athletics chiefs barred their golden boy’s rival from running’

It’s extraordinary how journalists unquestioningly accepted the shock barring of an African gold medal challenger from competing in the 400 metres final at the World Athletics Championships.Botswana’s Isaac Makwala, 30, was dramatically refuse ...

Why UK Black Pride is a celebration not 'segregation'

There I was, unwinding on a patch of grass after a long day of dancing and grinding in Vauxhall pleasure gardens for UK Black Pride, when my friends and me were approached by an Australian man. I was still in a state of euphoria when he be ...