Rosa Parks’ home to go up for sale at New York auction

THE FAMILY home of civil rights activist Rosa Parks is set to be auctioned off in New York. The 40ft structure, which was bought by Parks’ niece Rhea McCauley for $500 and donated to artist Ryan Mendoza in order to preserve her aunt’s legacy, has been reassembled and shipped from the US to Berlin and…

Windrush scandal: Almost 1,000 people deported to Caribbean

AROUND 1,000 people suspected to be illegal immigrants were deported to countries in the Caribbean in the year before the news of the Windrush scandal broke. In total 991 people were deported to Caribbean countries, according to official figures shared by Caroline Nokes, the immigration minister. Nokes provided the figures in response to parliamentary questions.…

Morgan Freeman responds to sexual harassment accusations

AMERICAN ACTOR Morgan Freeman has responded to accusations of sexual harassment made against him by eight women. The 80-year-old’s alleged misconduct was originally reported by CNN. The news outlet’s entertainment reporter Chloe Melas, who co-authored the article on Freeman, has claimed that she is a victim of the Shawshank Redemption star’s inappropriate behaviour. One production…

J Cole talks Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West + more in new i’view

Rapper J. Cole shared an extended interview with Angie Martinez on his YouTube account. The hour-and-a-half long talk was filmed in Miami at Salaam Remi's house before Cole's performance at Rolling Loud - a hip-hop festival in the States. During the interview, the KOD rapper discussed the highly-anticipated collaborative album with Kendrick Lamar - which…

PM announces Stephen Lawrence commemoration day

THE PRIME minister has announced, with Baroness Lawrence’s blessing, that the Government will work with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to establish a national, annual commemoration of Stephen’s life and legacy, to take place on the 22nd of April each year: Stephen Lawrence Day. Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Before I hand over to the…
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