Blogging for Debate and Action –

Tips and ideas that challenge Black Britons and the nation

By the Editor-Publisher Thomas L Blair, copyright reserved 

reading electionAfrican Heritage@EdutainmentFest. Politicians in #Reading have made history by becoming the first black man & woman to be elected to the council. [Labour councillors Sophia James and Glenn Dennis were among those celebrating on May 22].  http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/pair-make-election-history-reading?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter …

 

Going digital: Students join HRH The Duke of York and will.i.am to find the next big online idea. 17 July 2014.

Lambeth Youth Mayor @LamYouthMayor  Jul 20, What should London do for its young people? @lambeth_council @MayorofLondon #weaskedyoungpeople

 Hugh Muir @hugh_muir  ·  Jun 20. Mayday! Labour and Tories face decline if they ignore minority vote, study finds

 THE STATE STRIKES BACK (Prof Gus John). http://www.black-history-month.co.uk › News › UK News Gus John urges David Cameron to ‘Lead’ one nation and not demonise and expose the African heritage community to racists and fascists.

David Lammy @DavidLammy  Jul 8 #BandOfBrothers Looking for men as mentors in Haringey- just turn up to open eve with rice & peas 17th July Pls RT! pic.twitter.com/pzXYXx2YC8

Gary Younge @garyyounge  ·  Jul 4 The calendar is littered with days when people the world over celebrate liberation from British occupation  http://bit.ly/1mZXbvh

Black Enterprise @blackenterprise  ·  Once you wake up thought in a man, you can never put it to sleep again. -Zora Neale Hurston #BlackExcellence #Knowledge

Merité PR Team @MeritePR  ·  We’re very optimistic about the future of black British publications thanks to the brilliant efforts from @NUPeopleMagUK & @afronoire 👏👏👏

The Voice newspaper Britain promised a better life but we’re not there…yet. Dr Rob Berkeley reflects on the current state of Black Britain http://www.voice-online.co.uk/search/node/Britain%20promised

Do you have any tips and ideas for debate and action?

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 Don’t forget to source the challenges for change in The Black London eMonograph series – Social Welfare Portal, The British Library,  http://socialwelfare.bl.uk/subject-areas/services-activity/community-development/pub_index.aspx?PublisherID=149777&PublisherName=Editions+Blair

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