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Organ donation week: Find time to donate, Hilaria Asumu urges

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“There are a lot of people waiting for somebody to give them that second chance at life.”

During an interview with New Style Radio, Hilaria Asumu commented on the work she is undertaking to educate people on the realities of organ donation.

Ethnicity Pay Gap: Five key points from the debate in parliament

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by Mayowa Ayodele

After an e-petition garnered over 130,000 signatures, it was announced in July that a debate on the Ethnicity Pay Gap would take place in September. Years of campaigning by groups such as the #EthnicityPayGap campaign team have helped keep the issue on the national agenda. These are the key takeaways from the debate on Monday.

Praise continues to pour in for Emma Raducanu

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Where British sporting accomplishment is concerned it's difficult to imagine many eighteen-year-olds having had better weeks than Emma Raducanu. In fact it's difficult to imagine anyone, of any age, having had a weekend quite like this. Her victory over Leylah Fernandez has made her the first British woman to win a singles grand slam since Virginia Wade in 1977 - nearly 50 years ago.

The response which has followed has been monumental. 

Pathway 2021: Opening days of the flagship residential fly by

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Two days in, and the 2021 Pathway to Success residential feels like it's flown by.

Jamii name first winner of out-of-home Black business campaign

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TrimIt
, the UK's first app-powered Mobile Barbershop has been announced as the first winner of a national ad campaign looking to boost public engagement with Black-owned businesses.  

Afghanistan facing 'humanitarian catastrophe', UN warns

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UN Secretary general António Guterres warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe following the withdrawal of western forces.

He expressed grave concern for "the deepening humanitarian and economic crisis in the country and the threat of basic services collapsing completely."

58 years after the March on Washington, U.S. activists brace themselves for national voting rights march

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On the 58th anniversary of the ‘March On Washington’, thousands of Americans will descend on the streets of the nation’s capital to ‘March On’ for voting rights. Nationwide rallies will be supported by more than 140 national and local organisations coalescing in opposition to legislation that restricts the right to vote.

OBV urges international support for 'March On for Voting Rights'

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Operation Black Vote is calling for international support from equality organisations and individuals, black, brown and white, as Rev Al Sharpton and Rev Martin Luther King III embark on their historic March On for Voting Rights on the 28th August 2021.

Rest in Peace Maxine James, dear friend

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I can’t begin to express how deeply saddened I am following the unexpected loss of one of our special SupaSista’s, Maxine James.

Marcus Rashford, a young Black leader at the forefront of national change

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Marcus Rashford is a young Black leader at the forefront of national change. Inspired and driven by his own personal experiences, where he grew up in a single-parent household and faced struggles growing up, Rashford galvanised the government to address the issue of food poverty amongst disadvantaged families.

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