Anti-apartheid jazz hero Hugh Masekela dies after long battle with prostate cancer

South African trumpeter and jazz musician Hugh Ramopolo Masekela, who had a Number One hit with his version of "Grazing In the Grass," died Tuesday in Johannesburg after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 78. Apartheid Rock Despite a United Nations boycott, American musicians from Frank Sinatra to Tina Turner still play South Africa…

Have You Tried… Riley’s? LUR Review

Riley’s Services: Tropical Food Specialists Location: Unit 5, Luton Indoor Market, Lu1 2TA Opening Times: Mon – Sat 9am-5pm Owners Heritage: Jamaican Contact: 01582 453243/07841 999370   New Year, New you? If you have made resolutions or promises to yourself this year, around the notion of a healthier eating, a cleaner diet or perhaps even…

Another Racist publicity stunt?

Another Racist Publicity Stunt? Many are questioning the motives behind a popular clothing brand’s choice of images. A Swedish clothing brand have come under fire from millions of angered consumers via the internet, after the company featured a new clothing line with black child modelling a hoodie with the words “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle”…

Winfrey new favourite to replace Donald Trump as US President

FOLLOWING HER empowering speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday (Jan 7), Oprah Winfrey is now the current favourite to replace Donald Trump as US President at the end of his first term in 2020. The billionaire former chat show host, was lauded after giving a rousing and inspiring speech at Sunday night’s Golden Globes…

We Can’t Forget Our Windrush Legacy

EVERY YEAR that ends in an ‘8’ is an anniversary year for black Britons. And this new year is no different, Come June 22, we shall be reflecting on the 70 years since the good ship Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks with its human cargo of 492 paying passengers and one stowaway, who had come…
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