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  1. Operation Black VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... tackle race inequality. But you've got to be in the game to win. A poster featuring Tinie Tempah, one of four black British stars appearing with white faces in a hard-hitting new campaign to encourage minorities to register to vote ahead of the ...

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  2. June Sarpong gets 'whited up' on live TV as part of new voting campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... and former footballer Sol Campbell . Operation Black Vote of a poster featuring Tinie Tempah, one of four black British stars appearing with white faces in a hard-hitting new campaign to encourage minorities to register to vote ahead of the general ...

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  3. a oeDancing Georgea NettlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Memphis

    But often some of Beale Street's favorite characters become the face of Memphis for guests who are just passing through. "Dancing George" Nettles is one of them.

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  4. The Fantastical Paradoxes of Afrofuturist FilmRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Hyperallergic

    ... - and are reborn in an inner-city crushed by hatred, poverty, and abuse. The first feature ever directed by a black British woman, BAM's screening of Welcome II the Terrordome is an exciting chance to see this scathing, ambitious, seldom seen film. ...

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  5. Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Lumina News

    The 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival continues through Sunday, March 29. The festival, presented by the Black Arts Alliance, features independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers. Films are being shown at the Cameron Art Museum, the University of North Carolina Wilmington and the Hannah Block USO Community Arts Center.

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  6. Environmental film forum returns to UNCWRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Lumina News

    A nonprofit event in its fourth year, the Cape Fear Environmental Film Forum will create a dialogue between between filmmakers, panels of local environmental advocates and audience members. The goal is to bring local action to global environmental issues.

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  7. Jim Armitage: As Tidjane Thiam departs, the City needs more role models to inspire minority childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Independent

    ... and the media have been far quieter on ethnic diversity. Clearly, there is no snap-your-fingers solution. Black British children are disadvantaged from the get-go (let's not forget, Mr Thiam himself is not the product of the British education ...

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  8. How can West Africa rebuild after Ebola?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Reuters

    How best to rebuild the three West African countries struggling with Ebola will be discussed in Brussels this week. As Hayley Platt reports Sierra Leone has the toughest job ahead - its once thriving economy has been ravaged by the disease.

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  9. Award winning a oeClybourne Parka playing at Red Barn Studio Theatre through Sunday, March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Lumina News

    The Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play "Clybourne Park" premiers at the Red Barn Studio Theatre through Sunday, March 1. The production then transfers to Thalian Hall, March 19-22. Written by Bruce Norris and directed by Joy Gregor, the play is a comedy based on Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun."

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  10. Salaries, benefits, cutsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Harry's Place

    Both Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind have been suspended from their respective parties following cash for access allegations. As the BBC reported : It is claimed that Mr Straw was recorded describing how he operated "under the radar" and had used his influence to change EU rules on behalf of a firm which paid him A 60,000 a year.

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  11. Women in Business - Miranda BrawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Financial Times

    ... trader. In her spare time, Ms Brawn is interested in philanthropic and diversity issues. She is a patron for Black British Academics , which aims to increase the number of black professors in the UK, and a board member of the Association of Women ...

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  12. Censorship and silencing of individuals on campusRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Southall Black Sisters is a signatory to this important initiative against censorship, for a full list of signatories go to the original article published in the Guardian The fate of Kate Smurthwaite's comedy show, cancelled by Goldsmith's College in London last month is part of a worrying pattern of intimidation and silencing of individuals whose views are deemed "transphobic" or "whorephobic" . Most of the people so labelled are feminists or pro-feminist men, some have experience in the sex industry, some are transgender.

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  13. TV review: a The Slapa lands with quiet forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    Three years ago, the Australian miniseries The Slap - about the ripples of repercussion following a man's slap of an acquaintance's misbehaving child - aired on DirecTV, and it was a compelling look at contemporary families under pressure. Based on the novel by Greek-Australian writer Christos Tsiolkas, it was also a snapshot of a changing, multicultural Australia as the family and friends at the center of the incident sprawled across the cultural spectrum from Greek immigrant to black British to Muslim Aboriginal.

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  14. Resurrecting Marley at 70: Rastafari History in 5 SongsRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Religion Dispatched

    As 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery march, many Americans will understandably and fittingly concentrate their observance of Black History Month on the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More than just a Southern or American hero, King has, since that famous march in 1965, become a global icon. Born one year later in Nottingham, England and raised among many black British of African-Caribbean descent, I knew his story well.

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  15. Oyelowo: TV 'ignoring' black actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Newsday

    ... opportunities worthy of them". He says: "I can't say the same of my white peers", adding "there's a string of black British actors passing through where I live now in LA. "We make period dramas in Britain, but there are almost never black people in ...

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  16. Oyelowo Attacks Lack of Black RolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... of big-screen roles including as Martin Luther King in the new Hollywood film Selma. "There's a string of black British actors passing through where I live now in LA. We don't have Downton Abbey, or Call The Midwife, or Peaky Blinders, or the 50th ...

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  17. David Oyelowo Slams Benedict Cumberbatch Criticism as "Silly"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    David Oyelowo , the British actor and star of Ava DuVernay's Oscar nominated civil rights drama Selma , has defended Benedict Cumberbatch in the wake of his U.S television interview during which he referred to black actors as "coloured". Cumberbatch, also Oscar-nominated for The Imitation Game , said he was "devastated" at is use of the word though the vast majority of commentators came to his defence given he was speaking about the limited opportunities available to black British actors.

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  18. Benedict Cumberbatch racism accusations are 'ridiculous' says Selma star David OyelowoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Independent

    ... Read more: Academy criticised for all-white Oscar nominations Benedict Cumberbatch: Hollywood is better for black British actors Jessica Chastain pleads with Hollywood to fight 'racist agendas' A multi-million-pound gym revamp. A new member ...

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  19. Cumberbatch sorry for 'colored actors' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WKBT

    ... show to discuss his Oscar-nominated role in "The Imitation Game," praised the efforts of Lenny Henry, a black British actor and comedian who has launched a campaign to ensure more ethnic minorities are employed in the UK media. "Something's gone ...

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  20. Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for 'colored actors' remark in U.S. interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KIPR-FM Little Rock

    ... show to discuss his Oscar-nominated role in "The Imitation Game," praised the efforts of Lenny Henry, a black British actor and comedian who has launched a campaign to ensure more ethnic minorities are employed in the UK media. "Something's gone ...

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