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.
In the British sports and entertainment industries, few black people have positions of influence behind the scenes. What is behind this shortcoming?
London has become notorious for a seemingly unending series of fatal stabbings. The perpetrators and victims are mostly black. What is behind this upsurge of violence?