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Being black and British
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Being black and British

With the government desperately trying to extricate itself from the Windrush immigration scandal that has left potentially thousands of people destitute and stateless, author Afua Hirsch (pictured, left) must be feeling sadly vindicated. Ever since her book Brit(ish) was published a few weeks ago, she has been frequently attacked over her central claim that racism … Continue reading

Black beat
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Black beat

When singer Ray BLK topped the BBC’s Sound of 2017 she became the first unsigned artist to win an honour that had previously gone to the likes of Adele and Sam Smith. For journalist and author Lloyd Bradley it once again underlined how black music continues to make waves on its own terms, forcing the … Continue reading