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The necktie man: UK book launch

The Necktie Man: The young Windrush emigree who became a working-class hero. Journeyed in innocence to destiny itself; union man turned senator. This autobiography by Navel (Neville) Foster Clarke, neatly titled ‘The Necktie Man,’ is the illuminating story of a young black man who sailed to Britain from Jamaica in 1955 on the now legendary …

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reggae mixture trivia questions & answers

This is a fun activity for all you reggae lovers, However, you can obtain RnB, Soul and various other genres. Have fun…. Reggae Mixture Trivia Questions & Answers : Music Mixture

Ludacris Partners With His Daughter to Produce Animated Netflix Series That Empowers Young Black Girls

Nationwide — Rapper/actor Chris Bridges, more popularly known as Ludacris, is set to produce a new animated series called Karma’s World inspired by his eldest daughter Karma Bridges. The series will be released on Netflix soon.Ludacris’ production company Karma’s World Entertainment is one of the producers of the coming-of-age story that will follow the life of 10-year old …

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U-Roy – The Life of the ‘Originator’ – sadly passed away 17th February 2021

The passing of the ‘Originator’  Ewart Beckford at the age of 78 on Wednesday 17th February 2021, best known to the reggae fraternity as U-Roy. Having grown up listening to the melodic and cultural vibes of his original style of DJ’ing or Toasting, he has been credited with this element of Jamaican rapping and will …

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A Debate Over Identity and Race Asks, Are African-Americans ‘Black’ or ‘black’?

The prominence of the Black Lives Matter movement has helped reignite the debate over the capitalization of the word black. Above, protests continued last week following the killing by the police of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta. Credit…Joshua Rashaad McFadden for The New York Times It’s the difference between black and Black. A longtime push by …

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“History of Histories is Needed to Address Systemic Racism” by Gisele Yitamben

In recent months, racial and social justice, and systemic racism have been at the forefront of the battle for human equality. A few days ago, Mrs. Gisele Yitamben wrote a piece for the World Economic Forum (WEF) where she addressed a very important point in the battle against systemic racism, namely the fact that the history of …

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