Contributed Post: By Roddy NewmanWhile the British media has uncovered a number of Rupert Murdoch scandals which have thankfully led to a reduction in his influence in this country, it has not reported, or has barely reported many horrible things which his media empire does in Britain, the US, and Australia. This article is about those overlooked Murdoch scandals.
Giles Heron became the first Afro-Caribbean player to play first team football for Celtic. Heron scored on his debut, a 2-1 win against Morton during the 1951-52 season and was quickly bestowed the nicknames “Black Flash” and “Black Arrow”. Giles Heron became the first Afro-Caribbean player to play first team
Paul Robeson last visited North Staffordshire on October 31, 1958 when he appeared at the Victoria Hall, Hanley, as part of his final British tour. Accompanied onstage by his longtime friend and associate Lawrence Brown, Robeson had a programme for the evening that was, as usual, extremely varied. Over the
This article relates to race in the media. Source: IRR Newsletter. g u a r d i a n Forensic evidence suggests Mark Duggan unarmed when shot http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/nov/18/mark-duggan-ipcc-investigation-riots The Guardian has revealed that forensic tests have shown that Mark Duggan was unarmed when shot dead by police in Tottenham. Concerns
Original Article – Guardian Maya Wolfe-Robinson and Owen Bowcott The Guardian, Tuesday 22 November 2011 The British Government will formally apologise through the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to the family of Christopher Alder, a black british ex-soldier who choked to death in handcuffs on the floor of a Hull Police Station 13 years
Racism: on the pitch but off the agenda By Jon Burnett : Original Article IRR 24 November 2011, 5:00pm What should we make of recent allegations of racism in football? UNTIL recently, the narrative on racism in English football resembled something of a self-congratulatory redemption story. The forms of racist abuse
Canning House, home of The Hispanic and Luso Brazilian Council, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ, England, sponsors a regular series of Portuguese-related events; for complete information, see the “events” page at http://www.canninghouse.org/ Of particular interest is this free lecture, Friday 16th December, 18.30-19.30 : “From Invisibility to Visibility: Africans in