Day: May 31, 2012

UK EVENT: THE I’MPOSSIBLE CONVERSATION (JUNE 6 – LONDON)

The I’mPOSSIBLE conversation; the empowering event is back on Wednesday, June 6, at 6pm. No other event is putting women of colour in Britain’s stories and life experiences in the public domain, unabridged, with no interruptions or apologies.  I’mPOSSIBLE is creating history and widening the access to a group of women’s stories that inspire, empower and uplift, for everyone to enjoy. CLICK HERE to read more about the event. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: MARIO BALOTELLI

“If someone throws a banana at me in the street, I will go to prison because I will kill him. “Racism is unacceptable to me, I cannot bear it. “I hope there will not be a problem at the Euros because if it does happen I would straight away leave the pitch and go home. Manchester City and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has said that he will walk off the pitch if he experiences any racial abuse from “fans” during the Euro 2012 championships  in the Ukraine. []

UK NEWS: PARENTS OF SIX CHILDREN KILLED IN HOUSE FIRE CHARGED WITH MURDER

The parents of six children who died tragically in a house fire earlier this month have been charged with murder. Via BBC News Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, 31, confirmed their names at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court. Jade Philpott, 10, and brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jessie, six and Jayden, five, died in the house fire on Victory Road on 11 May. Duwayne, 13, died three days later. The couple will appear in custody at Nottingham Crown Court on Friday. []

UK PR FIRM HADDON SAYS MAD NEWS JUST AIN’T ‘RELEVANT OR DOWN WITH THE YOUTH’

Another day and another Twitter “spat” with a pair of UK media types who just have no sense of humour and take themselves way to seriously. Hahahahahahahahaha. Haddon PR is a popular creative organisation ‘who work with some of the biggest brands, acting talent and music artists from around the world’. Tonight they posted photographs of actor Ashley Walters modelling different designer brands for a photo shoot.  I like Ashley, I have been following his career since the Grange Hill days and he []