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The US Gears Up For Its First Ever Black Owned Stock Exchange

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In a period of confusion and uncertainty for financial markets, there have been small signs of change and innovation. The Dream Exchange offers potentially the most ambitious effort yet...

Hackney Council takes stand with Black Lives Matter Motion

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Hackney Council have taken important steps to address racial inequalities within the borough by passing a motion outlining how it hopes to 'tackle racism'.

Commons reading on Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill raises familiar concerns regarding monitoring and discrimination

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This Tuesday saw the reading of the counter terroism and sentencing bill raise familiar concerns regarding monitoring and the potential for discrimination as the bill underwent its third reading in the house. The reading included contributions from Dianne Abbot, David Lammy, Chris Phillip and Joanna Cherry among others as MPs discussed potential amendments to the bill on it’s final reading in the Commons.

What is the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill?

A conversation with Seyi (Part 2)

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Seyi Odusanya is a London based screenwriter as well as OBV alumnus with experience in helping to develop and write programmes for the BBC in animation and live-action television. Having worked as a screenwriter in the production of JoJo and Gran Gran, we decided to sit down with Seyi and learn more about his experience working on the show, in the industry and about his goals and aspirations moving forward as well as any advice he had for other emerging black creatives.

A conversation with Seyi (Part 1)

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Seyi Odusanya is a London based screenwriter as well as OBV alumnus with experience in developing and writing programmes for the BBC in animation and live-action television. Having worked as a screenwriter in the production of JoJo and Gran Gran, we decided to sit down with Seyi and learn more about his experience working on the show, in the industry and about his goals and aspirations moving forward as well as any advice he had for other emerging black creatives.


This was the conversation between Seyi and Mayowa.

New RunRepeat report suggests Racial Bias in Football Commentary

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RunRepeat’s new report made in association with the PFA sheds further light on an oft revisited topic.

A new report by Danish research body RunRepeat suggests that racial bias is evident in football commentary. The study found that players with darker skin were “significantly more likely to be reduced to their physical characteristics or athletic abilities -- namely pace and power -- than players with lighter skin tone players were.”

Rashford, Sterling and Hutchinson: The positive black role model and what it represents

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Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and Patrick Hutchinson have quenched the nations thirst for positive black role models, but it is a role they’ve played for far longer.

International Black Lives Matter protests continue into the weekend

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The demonstrations sparked by the death of George Floyd continued into the weekend. The protests, which began at the end of last month after police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes have now taken on an International dimension.

A look into the link between Vitamin D and Covid-19 mortality

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The ongoing pandemic has seen great strides taken to better understand the nature of Covid-19. Though this has been the case from when the severity of virus became clear, it now forms an increasingly clear part of government policy. Whereas initial responses focused on the need to halt and contain, greater familiarity has informed International efforts to find steady solutions outside of self-imposed lockdowns.

Guardian report sheds further light on BAME health care issues

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The Guardian has published new findings which suggest that six in 10 UK health workers killed by Covid-19 are BAME.

The findings which were sourced from news reports, information gathered from friends and families as well as news agencies and the site nursing notes, has found that men also make up a greater share of the number of health workers who have tragically passed.

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