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September 26, 2020

Comrade Sak: remembering forgotten African Caribbean and Asian political heroes

“Why did you write about a Paki?” asked an African Caribbean man at a launch of my original Comrade Sak book two decades ago. It would be nice to think such bigoted attitudes have...

'Black Londoners must vote to set the equality agenda'

In all the cut-and-thrust of the forthcoming London elections, one thing is clear. There’s scope for positive change in race relations.One Million Black Londoners are becoming more successful in their traditional inner city habitats. New settlers se ...

Youth, social media and the power of minority groups

A new generation of young people can and must use their smartphones and social media to get out the votes that favour the peoples of the marginal abyss. It is a prospect that is literally “in their hands” writes, Thomas L Blair who outlines hi ...

How new 'digi-generation' can make the Black vote count

In a unique alliance, activists and faith leaders with large Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) populations across the UK are using the internet to fight for equality and renewal. Moreover, their websites send a clear message to their communities: make sure ...

'Myth of racial democracy in Brazil'

Former Brazilian national football midfielder Arouca, playing for Pelé’s old club Santos, was doing a sideline TV interview a few months ago when opposing fans began to chant “monkey, monkey, monkey".Those taunting hit him with anoth ...
'White means pure' singer Dencia defends Whitenicious

African singer defends promotion of skin whitening cream

Cameroonian pop singer Dencia has defended her promotion of a skin whitening cream called Whitenicious, which critics have branded an ''abomination'' and ''irresponsible''.Speaking on Channel 4 News last week, she insisted t ...

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