Day: September 30, 2009

2009 MOBO AWARDS – TONIGHT!!!

Yes folks it’s finally here!!!! Coverage of tonights MOBO Awards ceremony will air live on BBC 3 at 9pm and you can catch it again on Friday 2nd October, on BBC 1 at 10.40pm Artists performing live at the SECC in Glasgow (Scotland) tonight will include Tinchy Stryder, N-Dubz, Chipmunk, Ironik, Jermaine Jackson and Keri Hilson, as well as JLS, Diversity, Flawless and Shaheen (the young Britain’s Got Talent contestent who sang at Michael Jackson’s memorial)  I’ve also heard that the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt will be there to present an award. []

UK NEWS: MET POLICE WARN GIRLS ON HIDING GUNS

Via BBC News Young women are being warned not to hide guns for their boyfriends, brothers or male friends in a new campaign by the Metropolitan police. It is aimed at the growing number of teenage girls in London who, the Met says, are being persuaded to store weapons for male gang members. Police are primarily targeting black girls aged between 15 and 19. People caught hiding a gun for someone else can expect to receive a five-year prison sentence. The series []

POWERLIST 2010: BRITAIN’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLACK PEOPLE

The names of the UK’s 100 most powerful people of African and Caribbean heritage are unveiled today in the second annual edition of The Powerlist: Britain’s 100 Most Influential Black People.  The list – compiled by a high-powered panel chaired by the British High Commissioner to Australia, Baroness Amos – smashes stereotypes by featuring business leaders, entrepreneurs and people from the arts, media, science and engineering, most of whom the average person in Britain will probably never have heard of, yet all []