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Encyclopaedia Africana N March 27, 2021 NIGGER HUNTING IN ENGLAND? (1965)

In 1958, he came to Britain and studied Politics, Economics and Philosophy at Swansea University, where he won the annual student debating competition.

Encyclopaedia Africana N March 27, 2021 After 44 years secret papers reveal truth about five nights of violence in Notting Hill

The confidential files, which were closed under the 75-year rule but have been released early, show that senior officers tried to convince the then home secretary, “Rab” Butler, that there had not really been a racial element to the rioting.

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 25, 2021 NAFISSATOU THIAM

Nafi, who has set an example of successfully combining a university degree while being an elite athlete, is particularly connected to the idea of supporting every child to have quality education.

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 24, 2021 THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.

Christopher Wallace initially adopted the stage name “Biggie Smalls” after a character in the 1975 movie Let’s Do It Again. Due to legal issues with the name, he later adopted a second stage name “The Notorious B.I.G.”

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 7, 2021 THE NOTTING HILL UPRISING, 1958

Crowds of white youths, reportedly numbering 400, chased the Caribbean population in the area. Petrol bombs and milk bottles were launched as missiles, and some rioters armed themselves with iron bars and butcher’s knives. There were counter-attacks by Black youths similarly armed in self defense.

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 7, 2021 THE NATION OF ISLAM PROGRAM

We want our people in America whose parents or grandparents were descendants from slaves, to be allowed to establish a separate state or territory of their own–either on this continent or elsewhere.

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 7, 2021 THE NATION OF ISLAM (US)

Our women are taught a dress code of modesty that will lead to the practice of high morality.

Encyclopaedia Africana N February 6, 2021 THE NATION OF ISLAM UK

The Nation of Islam today continues its efforts to succeed in bringing the person of the Honourable Minister Louis Farrakhan to the UK shores.

Encyclopaedia Africana N January 17, 2021 New Cross Fire: Forty years on from the New Cross fire, what has changed for black Britons?

New Cross is fundamental because it contains all the features of racism that Black people in Britain have long suffered: the racial violence, police abuse, neglect by the state; in turn, it tells us of the community’s resistance. Forty years on, recalling the events seems vital, especially in this moment of renewed optimism after the Black Lives Matter protests, because the legacies of New Cross still resonate.

Encyclopaedia Africana N December 12, 2020 THE NEW CROSS FIRE: 13 DEAD AND NOTHING SAID

Today,” she says, “if police were investigating a controversial, serious case like this it would take up to two years, or even longer, before an inquest would be called. To me it seems as though the authorities just wanted to hurry things up so the whole issue could be shut away and forgotten about.”

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