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.

Why was 63 year old Judah Adunbi tasered?


Judah Adunbi , the man who set up an advisory group to help the police have better relationship with the city’s Black communities was tasered within an inch of his life. For what?

The shocking video highlights a law abiding citizen acting within the law, finding himself, wondering whether or not he is going to live or die. You look at this video and think could this happen to my father, my uncle, my brother?

All white university senior staff UK


For the third year running UK universities, the engine room for Britain PLC, remains totally without any senior Black staff.

Figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency record no black academics in the elite staff category of “managers, directors and senior officials” in 2015-16 .

However, there is one category within the Universities where Black staff are in unusual high numbers ; as cleaners and porters.

President Obama and I


As one brilliant White House chapter closes another, more sombre one opens, giving rise to trepidation and anxiety. Not surprisingly in the last few days and weeks we’ve had a deluge of analysis about President Barack Obama’s achievements and shortcomings.

Two Muslim schools best in the country


As we continue this slow and probable painful exit of the European Union, the Equality and Human Rights Commission have warned today that there is a likelyhood of another spike of xenophobia as the Brexit discussions go on.

One of those ethnic and religious groups who’ll be at the brunt of any rise in anti-foriegner setiment will be the Muslim community. The daily diet of bashing Muslims seems to occur with regular peaks and troughs.

PM brave Brexit New World:Immigration Still Key


If you were pulling together a strong poker playing team you might want some like the Prime Minister Theresa May on your side: Strong, resolute and prepared to call the opponents bluff when the stakes couldn’t be higher.

MLK Day: ‘Racism; Black man’s burden, white man’s shame’



This year Fifty years ago, Dr Martin Luther King made a prophetic speech whilst being honoured with a doctorate at the University of Newcastle.

For his work as a freedom fighter, and ‘social revolutionary’ the University’s chancellor awarded him with a Doctorate of law.

Magnus Djaba: We have our new Black President


When I received the news, I had look twice, not just because Magnus Djaba is friend but it was rather due to the fact that his presidential role is global.

The advertising world was a buzz yesterday when the news came through that UK CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Djaba had just been appointed as the company’s Global President.

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