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Race-Post-Brexit – Black political elites bristle with intent, but can they deliver?

Six key principles that should guide their way By Thomas L Blair © 20 September 2016 In all the post-Brexit bloodletting, opposing Black political elites Chuka Umunna and Kwasi Kwarteng went … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brexit – Carnival, tourists gain as pound plummets

By Thomas L Blair 23 August 2016 © Brexit’s weakening pound is a welcome gift to the Notting Hill Carnival that draws two million people to the streets on August bank … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

BREXIT: Media firetriggers of Tottenham riots “still crackling away”

Five tips to improve reporting “the fire next time” By Thomas L Blair 11 August 2016 The media firetriggers of the Tottenham Aug 2011 riots – slack reporting, prejudice, disinformation … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

After Brexit: UK clergy urge reconciliation to heal growing moral crisis

 Thomas L Blair, 5 August 2016© Amid rising Christian concern, Methodist Canon Margaret Swinson has pledged support for “those suffering from racism and xenophobia”. The goal is bishops, clergy and … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

BREXIT – Umunna’s Vote Leave Watch-ers urge new consensus on Britain’s future

Thomas L Blair 24 July 2016 © BREXIT myths of “greater prosperity” all add up “to lower investment, fewer jobs, and higher prices,” Labour’s Streatham MP Chuka Umunna has warned. … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brexit London – Close the democracy gap  

By Thomas L Blair 30 June 2016 © — #BlackLondonFutures series The EU referendum exposed the gaping gulf between the largely Remain Black and Leave white London voting districts. Bridging the … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

After BREXIT – A blow to equality progress

Brexit’s repercussions surpass an earthquake. Bigotry threatens progress towards the equality of opportunity. I have witnessed the downward spiral myself, says Alex Pascall, our contributing opinion writer when interviewed Published … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

BREXIT – Who has the sovereign power to secede?

By Thomas L Blair 26 June 2016 © David Lammy MP for Tottenham has tweeted a bold  stand against the “madness” that infected the in-or-out  debates and the popular vote to … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Black Britain – In or out of Europe? YOU DECIDE

The Voice Britain’s sole Black newspaper has declared allegiance to REMAIN. Three Black MPs say LEAVE. But our guest columnist Alex Pascall OBE says YOU DECIDE as EU referendum race … Continue reading

June 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Muhammad Ali – A Knight to remember at Dougies Hideaway club

By Thomas L Blair 9 June 2018 ©   Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was the power figure that 1980s Black Londoners needed. Though tired from his travels, Ali autographed his … Continue reading

June 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

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