ByÂ Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah / @nas009
Feminists have taken the struggle to the cyber domain, and are active in blogs,Â social networking spaces, and a variety of list serves. The blog that I curate, www.adventuresfrom.com is an example of one such space where AfricanÂ women discuss a core feminist issue â€“ sexuality. In my personal experience,Â there are very few […]
By Koos CouvÃ©e
Eleven years after the release of Injustice, a film about deaths in police custody, director Ken Fero remains a relatively unknown filmmaker. Despite having received several international awards and being dubbed â€œone of the most powerful films ever made in this countryâ€ by the Guardian, the film was never broadcast on British television. […]
From Traveller Solidarity Network
Tony Ball, leader of Basildon Council and architect of the Dale Farm eviction, was forced to flee an awards ceremony by angry protesters in central London last night.
In Britain, there aren’t many reasons to feel cheerful at the moment. According to economists, a double dip recession and therefore higher unemployment is to be expected. Communities across the UK are to look forward to with more budget cuts to bite coupled with the full force of the Localism and Welfare Reform Acts to […]Read more →
By Koos CouvÃ©e
In the autumn of last year I sat in a jam-packed room at the independent Bookmarks bookshop in Holborn, where Alana Lentin and Gavan Titley launched their new book, titled The Crises of Multiculturalism: Racism in a Neoliberal Age.
By Brendan Kelly
On a weekend when Thierry Henry reminded us that football can occasionally be scripted, a far bigger story was completed in Libreville, the capital of Gabon, as Zambia were crowned, most audaciously, Kings of the African continent. Almost two decades on from the tragic airplane crash that robbed them of a generation of […]
By Mhairi McAlpine / @mhairi_mcalpine
One of the first things almost any English visitor to Scotland will notice almost the instant that they get off the train is how “white” our country is. Â Partly this is because the sun is an infrequent visitor, but compared with England, where Â almost 10% of the population is of minority […]
By Koos CouvÃ©e
The press remained relatively quiet about the goings on at the Leveson enquiry yesterday, and the journalists I usually follow for updates were not offering their live tweet services. Perhaps it had something to do with the topics of the day – the representation of women and Muslims in the media.
By Koos Couvee / @kooscouvee
Over two hundred people gathered at the steps of St Pauls cathedral today to celebrate the birthday of Reverend Dr Martin Luther King, commemorate his lifeâ€™s work and share their views on how Dr Kingâ€™s legacy is relevant today.
The event, a collaboration of community activists, church members, trade union representatives and […]
The Â My Tram Experience videoÂ stirred lots of debate about multiculturalism in London, and if London really was as racist as this woman.
Though a wannabe mini-Nick Griffin applauded that troubled woman’s rants, at TMP Towers, this video has won our award of best response to the racism:
Though many regard this tragic experience as a rarity, unfortunately […]Read more →
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