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  1. Poll disputes idea that faith would hold Sadiq Khan backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | This Is London

    Claims that Sadiq Khan would be held back in the race for mayor by his Muslim faith are disputed today by a new poll. Clips of Mr Khan and Tory frontrunner Zac Goldsmith were shown to potential voters to test how ethnic identity could play a part in the battle.

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  2. Bristol Broadband Co-operative: Britain's first black broadcaster Alex Pascall O.B.E., Segment 1Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | A-Infos Radio Project

    Bristol freelance journalist Sam Downie joins us again to explain some of the more dubious activities of the Kid's Company charity which has been forced to close by the government. It turns out University College London have been funding the charity to look into fear reactions and thresholds of young people.

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  3. God Chat Patwa Tuh! ? PastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Gleaner

    ... entitled ?Abbott, Patois Bible And Language Discrimination? it was reported that Diane Abbott, long-standing black British member of parliament of Jamaican descent, had hopped on to the campaign-against-the-Patois-Bible bandwagon. ?It is an insult ...

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  4. Hulk Hogan retweets photos of black footballers on Twitter amid racism rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... former WWE star - who famously won two consecutive Royal Rumbles - was then fooled into retweeting pictures of black British soccer players. The 61-year-old shared messages from a series of Twitter users he thought were genuine fans but were ...

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  5. Sierra Leone's layers of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    Sherbro island, Sierra Leone - Sherbro island - also known as Bonthe island - is a marshy expanse of mangrove-encircled scrubland stretching out into the placid waters of the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of southern Sierra Leone. Once a thriving trading post and a major town, today Bonthe is a sleepy and impoverished fishing village - a victim of its remoteness.

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  6. Black British NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Black British Network is a video streaming platform dedicated to creating, promoting, & distributing Black & Afrocentric, sit-coms, documentaries, films, dramas, children's tv and lifestyle programming. The intention is to combat existing negative stereotypes about the British-Black community, particularly Black boys and young Black men.

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  7. Bold New Voices Presents Film 'Julius Caesar' Starring Black British Actors June 22 at MIST HarlemRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2015 | PR Log

    ... Company's critically acclaimed Pan African production of William Shakespeare' s Julius Caesar, starring an all Black British cast, on June 22 at 7:00pm at My Image Studios Harlem (MIST Harlem), 46 West 116th Street. Tickets for Julius Caesar are ...

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  8. Bold New Voices to Screen Royal Shakespeare Company's Julius Caesar, 6/22Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Bold New Voices: Past, Present and Future, a collaboration between My Image Studios Harlem and Voza Rivers /New Heritage Theatre Group will present a film screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company 's critically acclaimed Pan African production of William Shakespeare 's Julius Caesar, starring an all Black British cast, on June 22 at 7:00pm at My Image Studios Harlem , 46 West 116th Street. The program will include a panel discussion on the history of Black actors performing Shakespeare from Ira Aldridge as Othello in the 1800s to Orson Welles ' famed Harlem production of Macbeth to the Public Theatre's multicultural Shakespeare in the Park to the Harlem Shakespeare Company.

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  9. Celebrating beauty in all its diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Philly.com

    ... (despite a more narrow nose). And Jill Marie Jones' full lips (but button nose). Voil! There we were. My black British friends were surprised when they came here to find that black Americans looked like them. They expected to see Keri Hilsons and ...

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  10. Actors lead entertainment honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | BBC News

    ... debut in 1975, when he won the New Faces talent competition at the age of 18. For many years he was the only black British entertainer to achieve mainstream acceptance on television, through shows like Three of a Kind and the anarchic children's ...

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  11. Bold New Voices Hosts Tony Winner Trezana Beverley as Shakespeare's Julius Caesar June 8 in HarlemRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | PR Log

    ... Pan African performance of Julius Caesar is transformed from the stage to the screen. The show, cast with black British actors, was filmed on location in London and broadcast on BBC Four. Julius Caesar, set in a modern African state, is a ...

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  12. Disabled BBC weathermen? Bring back the bouncing dwarfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Canadian Content

    ... stacked against visible minorities. For instance, professional football club owners remain reluctant to hire Black British managers - no matter how distinguished their playing careers. But there's a world of difference between a level playing field ...

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  13. Bexhill Dentist volunteered on world's largest hospital shipRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Bexhill Observer

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Mercy Ships is an international charity which uses a hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, currently docked in Madagascar, to deliver free health care and education to some of the world's poorest people.

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  14. LITTLEJOHN: Disabled BBC weathermen? Bring back the bouncing dwarfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... stacked against visible minorities. For instance, professional football club owners remain reluctant to hire Black British managers - no matter how distinguished their playing careers. But there's a world of difference between a level playing field ...

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  15. Tilda Swinton set for Doctor Strange roleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... out that if Tilda is cast as the 500-year-old sorcerer, it could be seen as a loss for ethnic diversity. Black British actor Idris Elba was cast as the Norse god Heimdall in the 'Thor' movies, while Samuel L. Jackson plays Nick Fury across a number ...

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  16. Researchers from the University of York pilot mental health training...Read the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Medical News Today

    Researchers say more needs to be done to address the mental health needs of families caught up in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Communities were torn apart as the outbreak quickly became a global health crisis - The World Health Organisation believes nearly 27,000 people contracted the virus with more than 11,000 dying from it.

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  17. Survivors Strive for Ebola-Free Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  18. From Birchtown to FreetownRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Chronicle Herald

    Almost 200 years after many of the original Black Loyalists sailed from Nova Scotia to Sierra Leone in search of a better life, Wayn Hamilton, executive director of African Nova Scotia Affairs, got a phone call that would change his life. "My story goes back to 1987 when was I volunteering for CUSO in Nigeria," said Hamilton in an interview.

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  19. (Football) English governing body wanted fewer blacksRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Standard

    Two officials from the Football Association told former England manager Graham Taylor to limit the number of black players in his squad, a new book has claimed. Taylor, who managed England from 1990 to 1993, has denied the claim, made in 'Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers,' written by Emy Onuora, the brother of former professional footballer Iffy Onuora.

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  20. (Football) English governing body wanted fewer blacksRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Standard

    Two officials from the Football Association told former England manager Graham Taylor to limit the number of black players in his squad, a new book has claimed. Taylor, who managed England from 1990 to 1993, has denied the claim, made in 'Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers,' written by Emy Onuora, the brother of former professional footballer Iffy Onuora.

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