Anti-slavery march calls on Libya to end “crime against African humanity”

Marchers are demanding the Libyan embassy to stop slavery auctions after harrowing CNN footage shows what is believed to be slaves being sold near the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The footage sparked worldwide outrage and a petition calling on the UK government to put pressure on Libya to end modern slavery began circulating on social…

JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar lead the 2018 Grammy nominees

RAPPERS JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar are the top contenders for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, leading with the most nominations. Hov received eight nods for his critically-acclaimed and culturally-aware album “4:44,”; whilst Lamar had seven for “DAMN.,” a critical favorite and a smash on streaming services that also addressed racial politics and self-reflection. The two…

Mental health charity release book to celebrate black brits

Risen have released a black British culture inspired adult colouring book to celebrate black British culture and help people deal with stress & anxiety MENTAL HEALTH Charity Risen have produced an adult colouring book to help people deal with stress, anxiety and depression. Risen Co Founder, Chantelle Lewis says: ‘We really wanted to release this…

Migrants for sale: Slave trade in Libya

Libya's UN-backed government says it is investigating allegations that hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets. According to reports, the trade works by preying on the tens of thousands of vulnerable people who risk everything to get to Libya's coast and then across the…

Meghan Markle To Marry Prince Harry

THE ACTRESS Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, fifth in line to the British throne, confirmed their engagement earlier today (November 27). The couple revealed their engagement after the Queen gave her grandson permission to marry the star in the week she celebrated her own 70th wedding anniversary. The couple, who revealed they were a couple…