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  1. Hollywood Dumps Diversity (Again): White Men Directed 90 Percent of This Year's Summer MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Of 39 major releases: 37 are directed by white men, 2 by black men and 1 by a woman Just a few months ago, Oscar statues went for the first time to a Mexican filmmaker for Best Director , to a black British man for Best Picture and to a woman for Best Animated Movie , a landmark year for diversity in Hollywood.

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  2. Landmark legal case to rule whether GP exam 'discriminates' against Asian and black doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | The Independent

    ... the EU. One fifth of doctors are of Asian or Asian British ethnicity and 3 per cent of doctors are black or black British, according to the GMC's figures. The health service has been criticised for failing to elevate black and Asian professionals to ...

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  3. Doctors' regulator 'racist' in tests for trainee GPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Independent

    ... the EU. One fifth of doctors are of Asian or Asian British ethnicity and 3 per cent of doctors are black or black British, according to the GMC's figures. The health service has been criticised for failing to elevate black and Asian professionals to ...

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  4. How I View Africa: a college student's decision to honor his faith and homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    LaMin Sawaneh wears a necklace in the shape of Africa. In 2012, he started a blog called "Howiviewafrica" to debunk stereotypes and discuss why he's proud to be African.

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  5. Who needs the BBC? Black comedy stars take the YouTube route to fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Independent

    ... Legal Terms & Policies Nearly four decades after The Fosters made television industry by becoming the first black British sitcom on the small screen, the industry is under fire for having turned its back on African-Caribbean comedy. Actors and ...

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  6. TwoManTing bring the sound of summer to WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Somerset County Gazette

    Jon Lewis' bouncy African guitar licks and live loops are complemented by Jah-man Aggrey's djembe beats and meaningful and witty lyrics, sung in Krio, his native tongue from Sierra Leone.

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  7. TwoManTing bring the sound of summer to WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | This is The West Country

    Jon Lewis' bouncy African guitar licks and live loops are complemented by Jah-man Aggrey's djembe beats and meaningful and witty lyrics, sung in Krio, his native tongue from Sierra Leone.

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  8. THE sound of sunny afro-pop will ring around the Dolphin in Wellington tonight (March 27).Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | Somerset County Gazette

    Jon Lewis' bouncy African guitar licks and live loops are complemented by Jah-man Aggrey's djembe beats and meaningful and witty lyrics, sung in Krio, his native tongue from Sierra Leone.

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  9. Homeland star David Harewood still struggling to find work as black actor in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | The Independent

    ... most talented ethnic actors "are increasingly frustrated, and have to go to America to succeed". He said black British actors such as Idris Elba , Chiwetel Ejiofor , and Thandie Newton had "all achieved a measure of success here but were frustrated ...

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  10. Henry calls for ethnic TV boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | BBC News

    ... is nurtured and invested in: "Here in the UK we find it so difficult". Henry said he was "delighted" that black British Oscar-winner Steve McQueen was returning to the UK to make a London-based drama "The BBC charter promises to represent the UK, ...

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  11. The Oscars ... and the Future of Black FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | Black Voice News

    ... ) I find it very interesting that 12 Years of Slave had a black British Director and starred key actors of African descent. It appears that the people who brought this to the screen worried less about institutional racisms and more about what was ...

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  12. Iran finds big winners of Oscars 2014 acceptable for TV broadcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | Tehran Times

    ... attitudes, and the other category is allocated to American productions which are less political." Directed by Black British filmmaker Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave" won the Academy Award for best picture last week. It also won two other Oscars, ...

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  13. Before '12 Years' came another winnerRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | Courier News

    ... "12 Years A Slave" for its success on Oscar night, many African Americans still wait for the young black British actor and director, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Steve McQueen to acknowledge that they did not create the first film on the life of Solomon ...

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  14. One-time Hanwell schoolboy who's now an Oscar winnerRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | Ealing Times

    ... Slave, has won universal acclaim for its brutally honest portrayal of slavery in 19th Century America. But the black British boy with the movie star's name didn't have to peer that far into the past to find out about racism. As a teenager in ...

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  15. Data blog: Where does West Ham sit in the diversity league?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | IcNetwork

    ... ayers. We have looked at each Premier League team's squad for this season and recorded how many white British, black British, white foreign, and black foreign players each team has.

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  16. Japanese film "Homeland" tiptoes into Fukushima nuclear debateRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Daily Star

    ... it by setting his 2012 movie "Land of Hope" in an unspecified future and the fictional Nagashima prefecture. Black British actors have been taking Hollywood by storm, with Chiwetel Ejiofor's Oscar nomination for "12 Years a Slave" just the latest ...

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  17. Oscars 2014: Five things to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... in Solomon Northup's memoir. It lacked a major star (except perhaps Brad Pitt in a small role), was made by a black British director and starred a black British actor. But the searing film was rewarded with three Oscars Sunday night -- including the ...

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  18. One-time Hanwell schoolboy who's now an Oscar winnerRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | This is Local London

    ... Slave, has won universal acclaim for its brutally honest portrayal of slavery in 19th Century America. But the black British boy with the movie star's name didn't have to peer that far into the past to find out about racism. As a teenager in ...

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  19. Os-Caro Quiz: Test your Oscar knowledgeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Buyers Club." Who of the following was not nominated for playing a transgender or cross-dressing character? 2. Black British filmmaker Steve McQueen received Oscar nominations for directing and producing "12 Years a Slave." (Producers receive the ...

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  20. 9 Black British Actors Taking Hollywood By StormRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | Switched

    The increase of British actors coming to the forefront of Hollywood for their dynamic talents have taken precedence in recent years.

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