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  1. Vince Cable and Chuka Umunna act on City ethnicityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... diversity is good for business, not just "for political correctness". He will speak about his plans at the Black British Business Awards tomorrow. When was the last time you had a first time - a weekend full of new encounters and fresh memories? ...

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  2. New awards champion black business peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Daily Mail

    Britain's best-known black farmer, Wilfred Emmanuel- Jones, founder of The Black Farmer range of sausages, and Dragons' Den's Piers Linney, the founder of Outsourcery, are among the finalists in the first Black British Business Awards next week. Emmanuel-Jones, who featured on Channel 4's Young Black Farmers, launched a 'rural scholarship scheme' in 2005, where young people from inner-cities are given the chance to experience what it is really like to live and work in the rural community.

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  3. Exhibit B: Is controversial art show racist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | BBC News

    ... of the issues it tackled and the impact it would have, Mr Richards says. The Barbican did not consult the black British or African communities, he says. "There was no cognitive or cultural diversity in the conversation. "I'm reluctant to equate this ...

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  4. Steve McQueen appeared on Desert Island DiscsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    12 Years A Slave, the s tory of a free New Yorker, Solomon Northup, kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South of the United States, also won Oscars for its screenplay and best supporting actress Lupita Nyong'o. The Londoner, who now lives and works in Amsterdam, told Desert Island Discs host Kirsty Young that he quit film school in New York because it made everyone "the same".

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  5. Goldsmiths professor wins diversity awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | News Shopper

    ... in their field. Professor Mirza said: "It is an auspicious year to win the award as it is 30 years since black British feminism came to the fore and was named in British academia. As one of the few black women professors in UK, I am proud to be part ... 1 comment

  6. McQueen dismisses Oscar 'first'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Salisbury Journal

    12 Years A Slave, the s tory of a free New Yorker, Solomon Northup, kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South of the United States, also won Oscars for its screenplay and best supporting actress Lupita Nyong'o. The Londoner, who now lives and works in Amsterdam, told Desert Island Discs host Kirsty Young that he quit film school in New York because it made everyone "the same".

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  7. Ebola lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Reuters

    Streets in the capital of Sierra Leone are deserted as the West African state begins a contested, three-day lockdown in a bid to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record. Sarah Toms reports.

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  8. Former Northampton Town footballer turned businessman takes on Dragon ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Northampton Today

    Northampton-based businessman Michael Barrington-Hibbert has been named a finalist in the Black British Business Awards Entrepreneur category, recognising entrepreneurs across the UK who represent the very best of business success. The Black British Business Awards, which boasts 2005 The Apprentice winner Tim Campbell as one of its judges; aim to support and promote business excellence and to uncover inspirational role models and ambassadors to lead a new generation of business people across all UK industries including media, professional services, finance, infrastructure and manufacturing and STEM.

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  9. Black British RoyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Examiner.com

    October celebrates Black History Month in the United Kingdom. The first Black British History Month in the UK was celebrated on 1st October 1987.

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  10. Sierra Leone streets deserted as shutdown beginsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Vanguard

    Sierra Leone's normally chaotic capital resembled a ghost town on Friday as residents were confined to their homes for the start of a three-day lockdown aimed at halting the deadly Ebola epidemic. Streets across Freetown, a bustling city of 1.2 million people, emptied from midnight and by dawn the rare echo of rain on tin roofs and the rumble of thunder had replaced the usual blare of motorbike horns and the din of market stall music.

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  11. Sierra Leone streets resemble ghost town as shutdown over Ebola beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Times of Oman

    An empty street is seen at the start of a three-day national lockdown in Freetown on Friday. Sierra Leone began a three-day lockdown in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, as President Ernest Bai Koroma urged residents to comply with the emergency measures.

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  12. Ebola shutdown begins in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Age

    Sierra Leone's normally chaotic capital resembles a ghost town, with residents confined to homes for the start of a three-day lockdown aimed at halting the deadly Ebola epidemic. Streets across Freetown, a bustling city of 1.2 million people, emptied from midnight and by dawn on Friday the rare echo of rain on tin roofs and the rumble of thunder had replaced the usual blare of motorbike horns and the din of market stall music.

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  13. 'The pastor touched the dead man's eyes, a kindly act that cost 12 lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Independent.ie

    Ebola orphans Martina koroma and her brother Martin in the Ben Hirsch childrens facility supported by GOAL in Kenema Sierra Leone. Picture: Mark Condren Ebola checkpoints are a common sight all over Sierra Leone, and require travellers to take regular temperature tests in order to determine whether they may have contracted the deadly virus.

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    Tuesday Sep 16 | Independent.ie

    MUSU BUREH switches quickly between English and the local Krio dialect, making some answers a little difficult to understand. But her generous nature is unmistakable.

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  15. Direct Relief Sends Ebola ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Edhat

    The largest shipment ever,100 tons of medical supplies, is now set to fly in a chartered 747 to West Africa on an emergency mission to save lives in the heart of the deadly Ebola crisis. A medical director from Sierra Leone visited the Goleta Direct Relief warehouse and talked to the staff today about the dire need.

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  16. Bacup Dragons Den star in running for top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Lancashire Telegraph

    BACUP'S business 'dragon' Piers Linney is in the running for a top distinction in the first-ever Black British Business Awards, being held next month. The 43-year-old co-chief executive of Manchester-based Outsourcery PLC has been selected in the 'entrepreneur of the year' category of the inaugural competition.

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  17. Contemporary Portrait Donated to RAMMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Mid Devon Star

    ARTIST Nahem Shoa has donated a portrait of the black British artist Desmond Haughton to Exeter 's Royal Albert Memorial Museum . More recently he has exhibited at Hartlepool Art Gallery, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, and Plymouth City Art Gallery.

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  18. Bacup's Dragons' Den star shortlisted in first Black British Business AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Lancashire Telegraph

    BACUP'S business 'dragon' Piers Linney is in the running for a top distinction in the first-ever Black British Business Awards, being held next month. The 43-year-old co-chief executive of Manchester-based Outsourcery PLC has been selected in the 'entrepreneur of the year' category of the inaugural competition.

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  19. 'Nightmare scenario' as Ebola spreads to citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Independent.ie

    Liberian health workers carry the body of a man that they believe died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia.

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  20. Fear spreads as Ebola moves from remote areas into citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Deseret News

    Liberian health workers outside a home of a man that they believed died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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