“The mayor clearly has not learned anything since May, and she would be wise to understand that the people will keep rising up until the [Chicago Police Department] is abolished and our Black communities are fully invested in,” the statement read. … [Read more...] about Black Lives Matter activist defends Chicago looting as ‘REPARATIONS’ & says it doesn’t matter as stores ‘have insurance’
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He said: 'I just want to say something as I can, as one of the only black people on this show, it is so important that we all keep talking. It really is. People meet me in the street and ask me how I feel about it. … [Read more...] about Andi Peters praises ITV for ‘getting more black faces on television’ as he prepares to take the helm of Lorraine Kelly’s talk show
Britain has its own black comedy circuit, which exists beyond the mainstream and has its own superstars. I have been a comedy critic for 10 years and had never visited Kojo's Comedy Fun House in London until last weekend (thus demonstrating Yashere's point about the white middle-class bias of UK comedy). A three-time winner of the best male comedian at the Black Comedy Awards, Kojo spearheads a fast-growing circuit that's "giving our community a way to express themselves other than music", he tells me. His West End club night is broadcast on MTV; guests have included Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle. And it is to America, and not to his Real McCoy forebears, that Kojo looks for inspiration. "For me," he says, "New York is the mecca of comedy." … [Read more...] about Heard the one about the black standups?
He said: "My last flight was March 10th when I came back from Chicago. But it’s quite interesting to do something different. I’m not having to pack all the time! Not going to the gym for so long has been hard, that's been the most bizarre thing but I’ve adopted going on long walks. I started doing 10k walks every day. I love cooking. I have a three-course lunch and dinner, why not? So I have fallen back in love with cooking and making my evening meal a little event, putting it on Instagram." … [Read more...] about Andi Peters praises ITV for ‘getting more black faces on TV’ as he takes Lorraine Kelly job
" #UnsaidStories was so sweet....reminds me of a conversation i was having w my mom and dad before the protest and literally so many of my friends had to have too.." added a fourth. … [Read more...] about Racism drama Unsaid Stories applauded for searing honesty as viewers are moved to tears