BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

BBC salutes Black Women during Black History Month

Black History Month in The United Kingdom In the US some black joke that our Black History month is in February because it is the shortest month of the year. In Britain, Black History Month is celebrated in October which has 31 days. And while the British Broadcasting Corporation affectionately known as the BBC didn’t …

Diane Abbott was elected to head up the All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK last month

Diane Abbott was elected to head up the All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK last month

Hat tip: Black European Women’s Council Diane Abbott was elected chair of the newly re-established All Party Parliamentary Group on Race and Community – Westminster’s only dedicated cross-party group focused on issues of race equality. Deputy Lib Dem leader Simon Hughes and Conservative peer Lord Sheikh also attended the first meeting of the group today …

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Will Diane Abbott be the next leader of the Labour Party?

Diane Abbot says she entered the Labour leadership race to encourage the “broadest possible debate” and said she was confident she can get the 30 nominations needed. “Every wing of the party should be involved in the debate,” she said. “What we had before I intervened was front runners who were all very nice, but …