Black history month in England, where a generation of west Indians came to build a better life for themselves . Some of them became married, had children and their dreams became realised. One of those people was my father, a hard working man who never claimed social security or had the need for social housing. […]Read more "DAD"
When I think of Jamaica and the famous people who have stood out for me, I think of Bob Marley and Usain Bolt. Great ambassadors for Jamaica. In the lyrics of Bob Marley’s song ‘Redemption Song’ he has the words that express Jamaica for me. Old pirates yes them rob I Sold I to the […]Read more "Jamaica Independence"
In America the amount of African Americans who have been shot and the police have got away with it is disgraceful. It is as though black lives don’t matter and nothing has changed since African Americans were bought over as slaves from Africa. That mindset of white people being some kind of hierarchy is ingrained […]Read more "Rashan Charles"
Pirelli’s all-black calendar: ‘Any girl should be able to have their own fairytale’ Diversity takes centre stage as Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, Whoopi Goldberg and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs feature in Tim Walker and Edward Enninful’s twisted version of Alice in Wonderland by Ellie Violet Bramley Thursday 20 July 201700.01 BSTLast modified on Thursday 20 […]Read more "All Black Pirelli Calendar"
Today (22nd June 2017) the first ever memorial to African and Caribbean servicemen and women was unveiled in a ceremony attended by Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. Speaking ahead of the event at Windrush Square, Brixton, where a new permanent memorial was unveiled, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said: The […]Read more "Memorial to black British ww1 & ww2 men and women"
Labour MP David Lamy, whose friend is Khalifa Saye is among dozens of people feared dead, said corporate manslaughter charges should be brought over poor fire safety standards. ‘This is the richest borough in our country treating it’s citizens in this way, and we should call it what it is, it’s corporate manslaughter,’ Mr Lamy […]Read more "David Lammy"
Sidney Poitier has an, honorable, decent image which Bill Cosby tried to do and failed at. Poitier was born on February 20th 1927 in florida. His parents came from the Bahamas Poitier was moved to miami to live with his elder brother. Poitier moved to new York City where he washed dishes. Poitier was interested […]Read more "Sidney Poitier"