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Denmark Gets First Public Statue of a Black Woman, a ‘Rebel Queen’

Denmark Gets First Public Statue of a Black Woman, a ‘Rebel Queen’

By Martin Selsoe Sorensen – New York Times – March 31, 2018

COPENHAGEN — The statue of the woman is nearly 23 feet tall. 123 more words

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UK: Theresa May Announces Compensation for Windrush generation

Theresa May: Compensation for Windrush generation

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that members of the Windrush generation who have been treated unfairly by the Home Office are to be compensated “where appropriate”. 39 more words

Politics

The View from Europe: The Windrush Generation - By David Jessop

The View from Europe: The Windrush Generation

By David Jessop – April 20. 2018

RE: Treatment of Caribbean: undocumented migrants to the UK

For years now, Caribbean high commissioners, activists, church organisations and community oriented Caribbean companies have been raising with the British government and parliamentarians the shocking way in which undocumented members of the… 972 more words

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Jamaica:s PM Andrew Holness Talks About the Windrush Scandal and Commonwealth - Video

Jamaica:s PM Andrew Holness Talks About the Windrush Scandal and Commonwealth

Jamaican Prime Minister, Andrew Holness believes in being a member of the Commonwealth as a family association and an important asset to the country of Jamaica. 6 more words

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Dear Prince Charles, do you think my brown skin makes me unBritish?

Dear Prince Charles, do you think my brown skin makes me unBritish?

Anita Sethi –  Last modified on Thu 19 Apr 2018 22.13 BST 

The Prince of Wales told me I don’t look like I’m from Manchester. 117 more words

Guyana

Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

Cannabis: Antigua PM issues apology to Rastafari community

420- International Day of Cannabis

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the prohibition of cannabis less than 100 years ago, was prompted not by altruistic motives or concern for the health or well-being of users, but to serve “the racist, political and economic interests’ of the then global powers. 7 more words

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Caribbean immigrants in the UK criminalised' by 'hostile' government policy

Caribbean immigrants who came to UK decades ago ‘criminalised’ due to ‘hostile’ government policy

Ministers urged to act as Commonwealth citizens who arrived as children with ‘Windrush’ generation denied access to healthcare, losing jobs and even threatened with deportation… 941 more words

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