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  1. CDC warns of Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ''immediate and urgent action'' must be taken to avoid an Ebola 'catastrophe' in Sierra Leone.

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  2. Talawa Theatre Company Celebrates 20 Years of TYTP, Now thru 8/16Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Director Michael Buffong Talawa Theatre Company creates work informed by the wealth and diversity of the Black British experience, invests in talent, builds audiences and inspires dialogue with and within communities across Britain, enriching the ...

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  3. 'Unacceptable' lack of ethnic diversity in council senior managementRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Haringey Independent

    ... them." Census data shows that Tottenham has more than three times the number of people identifying as Black British than the London average. Mrs Grant added: "It is a question of perception, and making sure that in our personnel processes we are as ...

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  4. 'Unacceptable' lack of ethnic diversity in council senior managementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Haringey Independent

    ... them." Census data shows that Tottenham has more than three times the number of people identifying as Black British than the London average. Mrs Grant added: "It is a question of perception, and making sure that in our personnel processes we are as ... 2 comments

  5. Haringey Borough Council attacked for inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Haringey Independent

    Census data shows that Tottenham has more than three times the number of people identifying as Black British than the London average.

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  6. Britain's black actors must be given a better choice of roles, says star of Spielberg seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Business News

    ... generation of screen and stage talent is being wasted, says Treva Etienne, who is the latest in a line of black British actors to thrive in America following Idris Elba in The Wire , David Oyelowo in The Butler , Marianne Jean-Baptiste in Without a ...

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  7. Problem gambling: Amid heavy advertising and a surge in remote sports ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | The Independent

    ... Ms Wardle and her team were startled by one result that had never emerged before. People in the Black or Black British ethnic groups are five times as likely to be categorised as problem gamblers than Whites. So, while 0.5 per cent of Whites are ...

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  8. The Solicitor's Regulatory Authority withdraws its endorsement of...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Southall Black Sisters and One Law for All welcomes the decision by the Solicitor's Regulatory Authority , the regulatory body for solicitors, to remove the Law Society's controversial practice note1 on drafting 'Sharia compliant' wills2 from its ethics guidance on wills.

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  9. Talawa Theatre Company to Celebrate 20 Years of TYTP, Aug 14-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Director Michael Buffong Talawa Theatre Company creates work informed by the wealth and diversity of the Black British experience, invests in talent, builds audiences and inspires dialogue with and within communities across Britain, enriching the ...

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  10. Hattiloo Theatre completes eight-year journey with Overton Square openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Memphis Commercial Appeal

    June 24, 2014 - Ekundayo Bandele, Founder and Executive Director of the Hattiloo Theatre stands in front of their new building in Overton Square.

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  11. Black Hollywood stars like Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor go to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Black Hollywood stars like Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor go to the States because they can't get a break in Britain, Lenny Henry tells MPs Black British actors are being forced to move to America because they are not given a chance in the UK, stand up comic Lenny Henry told MPs today.

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  12. Saturday: The Saturday interview: Minority report: As a boy of 16 he...Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... celebrity impressions - "in colour" as he cringingely put it at the time. He went on to become the best known black British entertainer on mainstream TV - and for too long, the only one. It's a position that is at once a privilege and a problem: he ...

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  13. Minority report: Minority report: As a boy of 16 he did impressions...Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Hispanic Business

    ... celebrity impressions - "in colour" as he cringingely put it at the time. He went on to become the best known black British entertainer on mainstream TV - and for too long, the only one. It's a position that is at once a privilege and a problem: he ...

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  14. Jazz-A-F!RE Returns & Jazz Dance Party Debuts at The Memphis Black...Read the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Memphis Black Arts Alliance FireHouse Community Arts Center's popular Last Sunday Jazz-A-F!RE Ensemble and BYOI returns to perform again, Sunday June 29, 2014.

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  15. Amma Asante's film Belle introduces audiences to 18th-century London's thriving black communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Independent

    ... author, musician and campaigner - whose posthumously published letters would become an early classic of black British literature - did not rate a mention. Sancho was not the only one to have emerged out of oblivion. A few of his black contemporaries ...

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  16. Fagen's Critical CatalogueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | Hyperallergic

    Two impressive, ambitious, well-crafted, critic-friendly albums this month, plus two bland slices of relatively mediocre pop product, so guess which two I fell for? The artistically respectable ones! Hey, we all break our own rules sometimes.

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  17. Maya Jasanoff's "Liberty's Exiles," on British Loyalists after the revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2011 | The Washington Post

    ... Loyalists, slaves in tow, went to the Bahamas or Jamaica. In time, many moved again - to found Sierra Leone, a black British colony in Africa; to serve with the British Army in India (where two of Benedict Arnold's sons ended up). In 1787, the first ...

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  18. Mass Effect 2 retrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | Eurogamer

    "Character is plot, plot is character," said F Scott Fitzgerald, though it's a guideline to which very few games adhere.

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  19. Maya Jasanoff's "Liberty's Exiles," on British Loyalists after the revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2011 | The Washington Post

    ... Loyalists, slaves in tow, went to the Bahamas or Jamaica. In time, many moved again - to found Sierra Leone, a black British colony in Africa; to serve with the British Army in India (where two of Benedict Arnold's sons ended up). In 1787, the first ...

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  20. Ebola in Sierra Leone: Report from Dr. Sylvia Olayinka BlydenRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    Via the Facebook page of Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden , whose 11,807th follower I have just become, an excerpt from a notice posted on May 31: I am just off the phone with our brethren in Kissi Kingdom.

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