Tag Archives: black lives matter

‘Significant and humbling!’ Newcastle poised to grant Hislop keys to the city for anti-racism work

Former Trinidad and Tobago international and Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop is prominent on the Wednesday 2 March agenda of the Newcastle City Council as the executive will vote on presenting Hislop with the keys to their city for his anti-racism work. Hislop, who turned 53 on Tuesday, joined Newcastle …

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Rudder, Merle among speakers at month-long online Black Consciousness Festival

“[…] Joining the conversations will be New Management – Paramin Blue Devils; members of the world-famous Brazilian Afro-Blocos Olodum and Ilê Aiye; calypso icon David Michael Rudder; award-winning multimedia journalist Dash Harris Machado; author, activist and scholar Merle Hodge; Pan-Africanist organizer Khafra Kambon; and US celebrity food entrepreneur Shannon Allen. …

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Dear editor: Will you tell your children to accept abuse, once there’s money in it?

“[…] I imagine the people who support Fifa’s intervention, in the face of a High Court ruling, would give this advice to their children: ‘When you’re accepting payment from someone, abuse is justified’…” The following Letter to the Editor on Fifa’s takeover of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) …

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