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Ah Black Friday! Britain, only a matter of time before Thanksgiving becomes an official holday

Ah Black Friday! Britain, only a matter of time before Thanksgiving becomes an official holday

I told you, didn’t I tell you that between mad consumerism and Britain’s adoption of everything American, it was only a matter of time before Thanksgiving and 4th of July becomes a British holiday? Didn’t I? Well one outta two ain’t bad and maybe we are not quite celebrating thanksgiving proper, but with Amazon able […]

The Voice, denied access to Olympics – Is it still a relevant news outlet?

I heard over the weekend The Voice have been refused Olympic accreditation. The news finally trickled down and as of Monday afternoon other publications such as The Guardian and Huffington Post, were reporting it. It celebrates 30 years of publication in August, but for me it long since lost the bite it  once had, when […]

Black Britain’s shame: A lost generation of young black males

Another black kid died on Boxing day. Stabbed in the heart by one of his peers after an argument over sneakers. Pointless, but someone saw fit to pull out a knife on Seydou Diarrassouba on the busy side-walk of Oxford Street. If reports that he may have had gang affiliations prove to be true, it’s […]

What’s not to remember about me?

My ego took a bit  of a bruising last week from someone I contacted via Facebook.  In life we all hope we leave lasting impressions on those we meet along the way, but last week proved  maybe my legendary status may only be in my mind. 🙂 Me forgettable? So it seems, but I take […]