There are some subjects that popular music will never tire of, themes that speak across our experiences, like love and heartbreak and the heinous violence of police brutality. Alright, maybe that last one isn’t universal, but it’s certainly inspired some great tracks. Here are ten of the best songs about the cops, and probably [...]
The Multicultural Politic recently spoke to Dr Hakim Adi from the University of Chichester about The Scramble for Africa in the late 19th century, the colonial period, anti-colonial struggles, the Arab Spring and the recent invasions of Mali and Libya.
Dr Adi argues these recent invasions are part of a new scramble for African resources, markets, and geo-political control.
If you’re a white person, it may come as a surprise to you that the rest of us are thinking a few things we choose not to say. Kamau helps by finding a white guy who’ll listen — we’d say it was about dialogue or whatever but it’s really just for fun.
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Twenty years ago on this day, Stephen Lawrence was murdered. We commemorate his life and his family’s grief and struggle for justice by hosting this film made by Paul Greengrass for Britain’s ITV channel in 1999. I watched this film when it was first broadcasted, it chilled me as I had been in similar circumstance [...]Read more →
Into the Fire is a hard hitting, investigative documentary looking at the situation of refugees and migrants in Greece, in the face of severe austerity measures and rising racism. Refugees flee their home countries on the search for safety. Today the film is being crowd-released: The Multicultural Politic is participating jointly with many others all over the internet [...]Read more →
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51 years ago today, Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was assassinated by Katanga authorities that were following Belgian government commands.
He was assassinated with two members of his government Maurice Mpolo and Joseph Okito. The video below briefly charts his story and the story of African [...]
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