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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

Organised Black action — the remedy if Mayor Sadiq Khan breaks his pledge

By Thomas L Blair 30 May 2016 © Sadiq Khan broke six key election pledges at his first Mayor’s Question time in city hall. Key policies on housing, transport, policing … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Fill the Urban Agenda with Something New

Black Londoners  priority issues and the mayor’s election By Thomas L Blair 30 April 2016 © Filling the London mayor’s office vacated by the 8-year incumbent Boris Johnson will not be easy. … Continue reading

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

One Million Black Londoners making politics more challenging

By Thomas L Blair 23 April 2016 © In all the cut-and-thrust of the 5 May London elections, one thing is clear. There’s scope for positive change in race relations. … Continue reading

April 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Black workers revive race equality goals

By Thomas L Blair 17 April 2016 © British unions were once considered too insular, White and damn near apartheid. Times indeed have changed but the equality struggle continues, according … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Be Black, proud and progressive

 Five ways London’s elected Black mayors and councillors made a difference By Thomas L Blair © 11 April 2016 Most voters will agree that Black London lost the dynamism of … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jennette Arnold: Boosting equality for London as mayor election looms

By Thomas L Blair © 3 April 2016 “Inspired by everyday people doing extraordinary things”, she is probably the best-known leader in London’s public realm. Jennette Arnold’s rise to leadership … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

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