Some of the issues affecting the Pan African community since 2000.
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.
13 July 2017A selective British grammar school has defended teaching students how to pick and buy enslaved African children during an Afriphobic history lesson.
03 July 2017Patients and staff involved in treating sickle cell patients challenged the NHS Choices team’s decision to omit sickle cell crises from its list of painful conditions.
03 July 2017Update from Grenfell MediaWatch team
28 June 2017Following the Grenfell Tower Massacre on 14 June 2017, a small group of activists, volunteers and publish their first MediaWatch report.
23 June 2017In an open letter to David Dimbleby, Toyin Agbetu asks why BBC Question Time didn\'t discuss the Finsbury Park terrorist attack and why it took 45 minutes to mention the Grenfell Tower tragedy whilst skimming over its wider implications?
19 June 2017Toyin Agbetu explains why the political language the media and politicians being used to describe the Grenfell Tower Massacre continues to traumatise survivors, family, friends and supporters.
30 May 2017Professor Gus John shares an Open Letter to Theresa May as her electoral campaign increases the use of personal attacks against Labour\'s Jeremy Corbyn,
25 May 2017Ayo Ada Ogolo explains the history and challenges involved in her campaign to keep the community garden allotment shes had for over ten years.
12 May 2017The Dutch 2017 general elections saw DENK, a Muslim antiracist party win three parliamentary seats in a western democracy. With the deregistration of the Ligali Party in 2016,Toyin Agbetu asks where is the political voice for the African British community
09 May 2017Addai Sebo, the creator of African ‘Black’ History Month In UK (BHM UK) is to give a personal message at the Community Historians\' Network Launch
05 May 2017The Braid Bar apologises and updates its publicity images after Clara Amfo complains about its previous campaign “white washing” away the African roots of braiding.
07 April 2017The successful launch of a campaign seeking to promote the increasing adoption of natural hairstyles has inspired people all over the world to embrace African beauty standards.
06 April 2017Why the unjustified political attacks on Ken Livingstone reveal how the often-repeated myth that Africans were complicit in their own enslavement doesn’t hold up.
06 April 2017From Pepsi to Nivea, Brexit to the alt-right, fake news and the heart of US government. What happens when the tools of the vulnerable become those of the exploiters?
31 March 2017The names of African freedom fighters reverberated across Westminster following the pouring of libation for the millions of lives lost to Maafa.
21 March 2017IDPAD Coalition UK invites all African Communities to take part and decide what our priorities should be in this Decade for People of African Descent
10 March 2017The African Gaze tour with Nadia Denton at the V&A is a must for all those interested in art and African-Euro history (1600 – 1815).
09 March 2017The Pan-Africanist movement harbours some African men who conceal patriarchal attitudes. These “Man-Africanists” are cancerous to the advancement of the movement.(FIRST PUBLISHED BY PAMBAZUKA NEWS)
06 March 2017Segge Dan shares his view on the real life Djangoes who resisted, rebelled and revolted against African enslavement
18 February 2017Playwright Oladipo Agboluaje pens a powerful critique of populist politics in Nigeria hinting at an essential vision for a better future.
24 July 2016It should be unnecessary having to defend a campaign named ‘Black Lives Matter’ but as long as Africans are being shot by police who then escape prosecution there is a need for the social justice movement.
14 July 2016The Centre of Pan African Thought hosts electrifying debate on Reinstating Matriarchy at Swedenborg Hall.
12 July 2016The British Black Music organisation and Black Music Congress hold launch of RE:MI (Race Equality in The Music Industry) at the House of Commons last night.
25 May 2016A group of African political, equality and community activists, and academics within and outside Britain have signed an open letter to the Labour Party’s Chakrabarti Inquiry into ‘Anti-Semitism and other forms of racism’.
23 May 2016A different perspective on the African world
11 April 2016A different perspective on the African world
07 December 2015A different perspective on the African world
07 December 2015A different perspective on the Afrikan world
03 November 2015Media regulator Ofcom hosts summit to remove unlicensed community radio stations from the airways.
19 October 2015A different perspective on the Afrikan world