bLack of Respect Campaign

Heritage describes people as humans – 'colour' doesn't.

Well worth a listen http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b062kx4g

Posted on July 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

The latter 15 minutes of this BBC radio programme, first broadcast on 22.7.2015, addressed the issue of the meanings of and history behind the word “black” and specifically its inextricable association with slavery in its application to describe the brown skin of Africans and people of African descent. Makes our point very well.


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Another argument against the term “black people”: “The story of black” – a book By Dr. John Harvey and “White Men’s God” by Martin Ballard

Posted on July 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

The negative history of the term “black” as applied to humans – slavery of Africans by Arabs in 7th century, then by Europeans from 15th-19th centuries – is tackled among other things in Dr Harvey’s book. In short the word was used to justify slavery by denoting Africans and their diaspora as “inferior”, i.e. was […]


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The “James Somerset” “freedom” of 1772. Now we need to break free of the prison of ‘colour’.

Posted on July 25, 2015 / 0 Comments


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Sporting icon support from the British Afroic community

Posted on July 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

Raheem, we need you! Raheem Sterling (pictured here with his partner) is a premiership footballer, about to start the new season in a few weeks’ time in new team colours. Your support for the campaign is welcome! When you can, take some time out of your busy footballing schedule to sign the petition. Thank you!


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Dr Eno interview on BBC radio on President Obama’s use of the ‘N’ word, June 2015

Posted on July 25, 2015 / 0 Comments


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This BBC blogger was doing well until she talked of “black activist”

Posted on July 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s not everyday that a social media conversation goes truly global – but that’s what’s happened with the “growing up” hashtags currently spreading around the world It all started in the United States, with some wry inside jokes about life in African-American families. They were posted on social media networks with the hashtag Growing Up […]


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BBC community radio Berkshire interview with Bridgitte Tetteh 22.3.2015

Posted on April 3, 2015 / 0 Comments


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BBC community radio Merseyside interview with Ngunan Adamu 15.3.2015

Posted on April 3, 2015 / 0 Comments


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BBC community radio West interview 15.3.2015 with Kevin Philemon

Posted on April 3, 2015 / 0 Comments


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BBC community radio West Midlands interview 15.3.2015 with Nikki Tapper

Posted on April 3, 2015 / 0 Comments


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