Pension freeze for minorities who retire abroad


People who retire to countries such as India, Pakistan, Trinidad &Tobago, Grenada, Nigeria and Kenya are not entitled to their full pension payout, unlike those retiring and staying in the UK and Europe.

People from Black and minority ethnic (BME) background who retire to certain countries will have their state pension frozen for the duration of their retirement and this will have a detrimental effect on future of BME finances according to a report by equality think tank Runnymede Trust.

Tory leader! Who will best deliver race equality?


Not since the end of the 2nd World War has Britain has seemed so uncertain about its leadership and vision for the future. Worse still the xenophobic climate has made many of us feel decidedly anxious about what direction our society will go.

Equally, unprecedented as a direct result of Brexit is that both main political parties will in the weeks and months ahead be choosing who will be their leader.

Now racists turn on white foreigners


For many years xenophobia-which is a dislike of foreigners- was almost always the exclusive preserve for targeting those who are non white- even if they were not foreigners. Not anymore.

The post Brexit climate across the UK has let out a poisoned bigoted genie who’ll not be returned anytime soon.

Yesterday whilst on LBC’ James O’Brian programme, a distressed caller phoned in to highlight the abuse she had received since the election day.

Will race come back on the agenda?


The London Mayoral elections have come and gone and several commentators have tried to analyse it within the wider performance of the Labour Party in Scotland, Wales and England, the issue of race however reared its ugly head in what should have been an election about policies and programmes that would make London a better place to live, work and visit.

Brexit and the normalisation of race hatred


Not since the 1970’s have we seen day to day extreme racial abuse and violence on the streets of Britain.

When an Italian man enquired to someone else about how they voted in the EU referendum, he was punched to the, knocking out his teeth and needed hospital care. Sadly, this is not an isolated incident of racism since the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Black Britain Brexit: This how the Jews felt in 1930’s Europe


The UK’s black and ethnic minorities, and immigrant communities will be waking up this morning blinking staring into the strong glare of undiluted racism, Islamophobia and xenophobic mainstream sentiment.

UK to Leave EU: Turmoil and fear embroils nation


Whether you voted Leave or Remain, the UK has woken up to a more fearful and uncertain world as a result of the Leave's victory.  Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage claim a brave new world, but those outside the Brexit bubble remain deeply anxious, even scared about the future.

Veteran politician Keith Vaz MP came on the BBC news to say it was a catastrophic day for the United Kingdom, as the news broke around 6am that Britain had decided to vote leave.

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