14 December 2019As the UK elects an overtly racist leader and party into government, Toyin Agbetu shares his thoughts on how it happened and what it means for those seeking an end to racism and inequality in the UK.
18 August 2019Toyin Agbetu suggests that the attempted hijacking of Sankofa Day by vegan and antifascists activist at Trafalgar Square 2019, achieves nothing but further divide those who should be united in the fight against capitalist exploitation and oppression.
28 April 2019A petition calling for the suspension of police officer Kevin Rawley has attracted over 52 thousand signatures following the sharing of a video that captures him assaulting a teen in East London.
20 April 2019Toyin Agbetu gives three reasons why despite admiring the actions of the Extinction Rebellion movement he hasn’t actively participated in any of its protests.
16 March 2019As mainstream leaders, political and media commentators worldwide condemn the horrific terrorist attack on innocent Muslims in New Zealand, all fail to address one key fact – Facebook and social media did not create him, they did.
20 June 2018Toyin Agbetu explores the failings of the Rashan Charles inquest and offers an alternative narrative on the verdict.
16 April 2018Toyin Agbetu breakdown some of the moral issues surrounding ownership rights faced by those working to decolonise the museum.
11 February 2018The HM Treasury has removed a revisionist tweet after being criticised for falsely claiming today’s British taxpayers contributed to ending the enslavement of African people.
21 November 2017The UK chapter of a global reparations movement pledged to continue to lobby MPs in Parliament to achieve justice for enslavement and racism.
11 October 2017The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards rules not to investigate a racist MP and chooses not to advocate that the Speaker of the house challenges use of the [n word] as “Un-parliamentary language”.
25 September 2017Campaigners are calling on Tottenham MP, David Lammy, to meet with the community about the review he led into race and the criminal justice system.
17 August 2017Yesterday was the start of the inquest process into the killing of the 20 year old, Rashan Charles. But even with a jury present is there any guarantee of them delivering justice when the media has already demonised Rashan, his family & friends?
04 August 2017This year, Ligali’s African Remembrance Day event returns to our traditional way of gathering by the water and under the tree.
03 August 2017Toyin Agbetu explains why we can’t trust a police force with a history of lying as IPCC confirms the misleading police statement deliberately hinting Rashan Charles swallowed drugs were untrue.
01 August 2017The streets of London were alive with the sounds of traditional African drumming and chanting as hundreds marched to parliament as part of the Annual Reparations March.
30 July 2017Toyin Agbetu shares his account of how a Occupy Kingsland Road vigil turned into the Dalston Kingsland Uprising.
25 July 2017Toyin Agbetu reflects on the unwanted Police intervention at the Justice for Rashan Charles Vigil and reveals how it leads to so many of our young people feeling abandoned by his generation of elders.
23 July 2017A video which seems to show the murder of a young African man by Hackney Police officers is trending on Twitter for its brutality and lack of media coverage.
21 July 2017The Rochester Grammar school (RGS) that defiantly defended its offensive ‘slave auction’ lesson plan has withdrawn the Afriphobic resource and apologised for upsetting students and parents.
17 July 2017Update from the Grenfell MediaWatch team.