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Invitation to the Closing of the Far from the Western Front Exhibition and opening of the diverse communities Contribution to Britain

Minhaj ul Quran London, in partnership with the Imperial War Museum launched its “Far from the Western Front” exhibition highlighting the role played by South Asians in the First World War. The exhibition has previously been shown at the Royal Geographical Society, … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition: ‘Bangla is not my mother tongue’

The vast majority of London-based Bangladeshis speak Sylheti yet their language and standard Bengali are mutually unintelligible. Recently the written script, Sylheti Nagri has seen a revival in south Asia and in the UK, as a new generation question the … Continue reading

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What Is Good Hair? 3 Part Documentary

My name is Kashif Boothe and In September 2016 I released a 3 Part documentary series on hair titled ‘What Is Good Hair?‘ What Is Good Hair? features black and mixed race women who choose to rock their natural hair. … Continue reading

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bfm International film festival 2015 (bfmiff2015) 12th Edition Returns to London

London— April 8th, 2015. The bfmiff2015 12th Edition returns to London after an absence of 4 years. The festival will take place from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th July 2015.

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What Are They Saying About Britain And Racism?

A new documentary launched a week after the general election in Westminster provides some answers

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International Jazz Day at a UN Underwriting Genocide in Yemen After Having Ordered Libya’s Obliteration and Korea Reconquered

Some, if not most, of the most accomplished jazz musicians in the world performed brilliantly at the United Nations on International Jazz Day, April 10, 2015, at the same time sanctifying with music a failed United Nations, which, since its … Continue reading

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American Sniper: White Fundamentalism At Its Most Savage

  “I considered the people I was killing to be savages because of the violence they committed against American troops, the beheadings, the rapes of innocent villagers. They lived by putting fear into other people’s hearts and civilized people don’t … Continue reading

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Rapper Lupe Fiasco kicked off stage by Barack Obama’s security for criticising the president

Rapper Lupe Fiasco, real name Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, was kicked off stage by Barack Obama’s security at the StartUp RockOn concert to celebrate the re-election of the president on January 21st at the Hamilton in Washington D.C., after singing a … Continue reading

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BBC’s new Empire series should be viewed in a critical light

A new five-part BBC series about the British Empire will explore the so called ‘good’ and bad aspects of the empire, but this idea that the British Empire was somehow a force for good is an affront to the African … Continue reading

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Student film-maker wins United Nations awards by ‘Breaking into the Museum’

Chris Lamontagne, a 20 year old student from Westminster is celebrating after news that he has won two prestigious awards at the PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival, an international festival with awards established by the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations (UNAOC).

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Singer Kelis furious with Britain after airport “Kunta Kinte” race insult

African-American singer Kelis is furious with Britain after saying that a man called her “Kunta Kinte”, during an argument over queue jumping at an airport and she said that Britain was “racially decades behind progression”, after posting the details on … Continue reading

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Rapper Soulja Boy shamefully apologises for anti war song

Rapper Soulja Boy shamefully apologised for lyrics in one of his songs which criticised American soldiers and the FBI after music outlets run by the military threatened not to stock his new album.

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First Ever British African Sitcom!

Press release by Debra (MTA Productions LTD)© Most production companies who want to get a sitcom onto television follow a set path. Have an idea. Make a pilot. Pitch it. And keep on pitching it. Hopefully it will get picked … Continue reading

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Black TV presenter called a ‘nigger’ at the Baftas

Black television presenter Ben Douglas was left furious when celebrity hairdresser James Brown referred to his female companion and himself as niggers in a drunken tirade at the Baftas.

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Save the Asian Music Circuit

The Asian Music Circuit (AMC) was created by the Arts Council in 1989 as a result of an internal inquiry in 1985 into the state of Asian music in the UK. Since there was an evident and clear demand but … Continue reading

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Skinback Fusiliers

An explosive novel about the army that no publisher will touch while Britain is involved in bloody conflicts is being serialised free online.

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Rastamouse race row

It has become the biggest children’s show since the Teletubbies and now the most watched CBeebies show on the BBC’s iPlayer, Rastamouse, a Rastafarian mouse who fights crime in the community is at the centre of a race row after … Continue reading

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Fans outraged as Elle Magazine is accused of digitally lightening Bollywood star

Fans of Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were shocked to see a picture of her in Elle Magazine where her skin tone appeared to be whiter leading to condemnation from fans and the actress alike according to her friends.

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Channel 4 condemned for comedian’s race ‘satire’

Channel 4 has been condemned after comedian Frankie Boyle used both the terms “Nigger” and “Paki” in his comedy programme Tramadol Nights.

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Naomi Campbell speaks out against racism in the fashion industry

Black supermodel Naomi Campbell has spoken out against racism in the fashion industry saying that advertisers were using the recession as an excuse to drop black models and that the editor-in-chief of a fashion magazine in Australia was sacked for … Continue reading

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