Africans are involved at all levels of management and operation of the Commonwealth Games, and African athletes are expected to dominate the track at the August event.
As the UK’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne, Clayton Goodwin compares her reign with that of an illustrious predecessor.
Although Black TV presenters and actors are now plentiful in the British media, representation of the diaspora’s contribution to British culture remains thin and distorted.
For over a century, white soldiers were remembered by name in memorials but the black and brown who perished in British colonial uniform were ignored. Finally, a great wrong is being righted.
The debate that followed Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex could have repercussions not only for the UK but also for the Commonwealth, says Clayton Goodwin.
Recalling the New Cross Fire, which killed several black teenagers in London 40 years ago, Clayton Goodwin wonders if all the good work done on community relations since is in danger of unravelling.