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Lebron To Trump: “U Bum”

1 month ago Ricardo Hylton 0
A few hours after President Trump tweeted that he had rescinded the offer to visit the White House to Stephen Curry and the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, LeBron James took to the social media platform to weigh in. “U bum @StephenCurry30 already said he ain’t going! So therefore ain’t no invite. Going to White House Read More

Christianity in the Black World

4 months ago Ricardo Hylton 2
Take whole heap a religion to keep we as di sufferer Who call god di most? You no see ah di sufferer…  Bounty Killer featuring Wayne Marshall     Only the curious have something to find…   Back in the mid1990s on a warm midsummer day, the sun dipped low in the blue sky and Read More

Cambridge University cancel performance of The Flick due to whitewashing row

5 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Cambridge University Amateur Dramatics Club have had to cancel a play after complaints were made that there was a lack of black actors. Award-winning drama The Flick was going to be staged this term, but has been mothballed due to accusations of whitewashing. The role of a character who was African-American in the original script Read More

The Anatomy Of A Song: Sizzla’s Trust and Love

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 4
I want you to imagine being 12 or 13 years old. Since birth you have been trotted off to church. You have been told all about God, his jealousy and his wrath. You know that disobeying his commands will result in eternal fire, roasting on a spit like a dead pig. You will beg to Read More

A letter to my Bi-racial (cough), mixed-raced children

6 months ago Chad 2
Selena, you are only four years old and you say the cutest things. For example, you always say when I tell you I’m a strong black man: ‘but dadddddeeee, you are not black, you’re brown.’ When I ask you what’s mummy’s color then if daddy is brown, you are always stuck, and we both keel Read More

Oh Ye Peaceful Negroes

6 months ago Chad 0
Let this invisible alien state for the record, that like Paul Beatty’s slippery narrator in his magnificent book The Sellout, I’ve never committed a crime in my life. I’ve never stolen socks from Primark or bacon from Sainsbury’s. I’m a law and order sorta guy I guess. That may surprise you somewhat because I am black Read More

Can Black People Learn From The LGBTQ Community?

7 months ago Chad 6
Nothing is truly lost until you stop looking for it. Have you watched Milk? No, I’m not referring to standing by the refrigerator door and watching the pasteurized yield of the cow’s teats settle at the bottom of a jug. The Milk I am referring to is the 2008 biographical movie starring Sean Penn based Read More

Pride, Prejudice and The Flatmate Interview 

7 months ago Chad 5
So mummy and daddy has finally had enough of you keeping the heating dial stuck on full blast. They fume when you leave your drawers on the bedroom floor and your prolonged exodus of the baked beaned, cheesy pasta stained dishes in the kitchen sink. Splashing the bathroom with soapy water and yellow plastic ducks Read More