Time for positive high-impact politics–tip sheet 5

By Thomas L Blair © 30 April 2015 tip sheet 5 General Election Campaign 2015 Series Nothing points up the importance of voting than independent campaigning for the marginal districts in the 2015… Continue reading

Voting campaigners should link with “marginal” communities — Tip 4

By Thomas L Blair © 2015 Get-out-the-vote campaigners entered marginal seat Nottingham in an eye-catching orange touring bus. It was bursting with voter registration computers, and a powerful message. Like latter day Robin Hoods,… Continue reading

Five tips for smart Black voters on the margin – Tip sheet 1

UK General Election Campaign 2015 Series — tip sheet 1 Thomas L Blair, 07 April 2015 © A united front of black voters in 168 marginal seats could put race equality and social… Continue reading

Opportunity knocks for Black and minority voters — Tip 3

By Thomas L Blair ©2015 Black and minority ethnic voters could play a pivotal role in marginal seats in the May 2015 British elections. “In a 168 marginal seats the BME electorate is… Continue reading

Youths new chance — General Election Campaign 2015 Series – Tip 2

By Thomas L Blair, 21 March 2015 © Youth’s historic political role is to empower marginal and heavily Black, Asian and minority communities. Moreover, the 2015 General Elections may be just the time… Continue reading

5 Tips for smart Black and Asian voters in May 2015 – INTRODUCTION

Harness the social media to equality and community renewal Introduction By Thomas L Blair, 20 March 2015 © updated 07 April 2015 In a unique alliance, activists and faith leaders with large BME populations… Continue reading

HOLOCAUST Memorial — Time to remember Blacks who died in Nazi Killing Fields

By Thomas L Blair copyright 24 January 2015 Volumes have been written about the Nazis mass murder of “inferior non-aryans”: Jews, Poles, Gypsies, the “gays, disabled and retarded”. However, spare a thought for… Continue reading

Je suis “Blues for Mr Charlie”

By Thomas L Blair ©copyright reserved 21 2015 In all the global permutations of “je suis charlie” it is interesting to note that  James Baldwin’s award-winning tragedy in three acts turned a common… Continue reading

King’s radical views remembered

 ‘Bill of Rights for the Disadvantaged’ still valid   Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington 1963 led us all astray. America was not full of Black and… Continue reading

New Year honours no balm for hard-hit people

By Thomas L Blair 31 December 2014 copyright update 01 January 2015 Have things gotten better this year? I started the year writing about the marked and continued  decline of Black awards and… Continue reading