2011, Year for People of African Descent

What are Black people in Britain to make out of this international year for people of African Descent?  - Ade Sawyerr The African Diaspora has been a reality for such a long time that we do not even think about its complexity and how [...]

Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?

Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved?  oberserber  black, Britain, equality, Uncategorized  November 26, 2018 2 Minutes Just a thought – The (Im)possibility of Equality: Can it really be achieved? I start by thanking the speakers for their brilliant thoughts on this tortured issue of [...]

What the Black Labour Movement must do! – Ade Sawyerr

Black Labour: Speaking for Ourselves!!!! -  6th December 2017 at Peckham Labour missed an opportunity in the 1980s to embrace and consolidate the support that it had from the mass of African and Caribbean people.  These people had mostly voted Labour at elections and the [...]

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Race Equality and the Black Experience in 2017 – the current debate

Was at the House of Commons yesterday to take part in this debate.  this is my presentation. Inequality remains a problem in the United Kingdom, especially for black people. There is a still a penalty for being black, there is a penalty in stop and [...]

‘Africans Were In Britain Before The English…’

This powerful statement of fact is how historian Peter Fryer started his seminal book Staying Power (Pluto Press, 1984) documenting the black presence in Britain Posted in Voice Newspaper 28/12/2015 10:00 AM SONGSTRESS: An unnamed member of The African Choir from South Africa who played [...]

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Can We Have An Intelligent Debate On Migration?

Can We Have An Intelligent Debate On Migration? ‘Perhaps it time for the other side to speak,’ says Ade Sawyer Written by Ade Sawyerr 27/09/2015 02:01 PM MOVED ALONG: African migrants from Sudan and Eritrea are forcibly removed by Italian police from their camp “We [...]

By |2019-11-01T23:47:37+00:00September 28th, 2015|Britain, Politics, Race Equality and Diversity, World|0 Comments

Do Black People Feel Excluded From Brixton?

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/do-black-people-feel-excluded-brixton Do Black People Feel Excluded From Brixton? As new communities move in, original residents ask what happened to the heart of Black Britain Written by Ade Sawyerr and Maxine James 25/04/2015 10:00 AM LOCAL LANDMARK: The street market in Electric Avenue, BrixtonDOWN TO: The [...]

Why we must support black carers – Ade Sawyerr in Voice Online

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/why-we-must-support-black-carers Why We Must Support Black Carers Gloucestershire County Council is leading a project to research the needs of the large numbers of BME ‘hidden carers’. It is work that is long overdue, writes Ade Sawyerr Written by Ade Sawyerr 12/04/2015 02:00 PM SUPPORT NEEDED: [...]