Month: March 2014

VIDEO: WOMAN TALKS ABOUT CHANGING THE LIVES OF JAMAICA’S FORGOTTEN CHILDREN

Annmarie Richards is a Jamaican woman who has raised 32 children, but not before she came from a broken home, in a struggling community herself. She experienced first-hand what it feels like to be a forgotten victim of Jamaica’s painful economic situation. She has since devoted her life to finding homeless children, raising them as her own, and giving them new opportunities. It’s her goal to take children off the streets and integrate them into school systems, giving them a foundation to []

FILM: DEAR WHITE PEOPLE (CONCEPT TRAILER)

DEAR WHITE PEOPLE A satire about being a Black face in a white place. Click here to help bring this film to theaters: bit.ly/DWPYoTu Remember when Black movies didn’t neccesarily star a dude in a fat suit and a wig? Or have major plot twists timed to Gospel numbers for no apparent reason? No? Damn… Well believe it or not there was a time when “Black Art-House” was a thing. When movies like Do The Right Thing, Hollywood Shuffle, and Boyz In Da []

VIDEO: ACID ATTACK VICTIM NAOMI ONI ACCUSES POLICE OF INCOMPETENCE

Naomi Oni who was attacked with acid in 2012 has accused Scotland Yard of incompetence, saying police initially claimed she had poured it over herself. Naomi was left scarred for life after suffering serious burns on her face and chest in the incident. Mary Konye (a former friend) was found guilty of the attack and has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Scotland Yard and their bulls**t antics never ceases to amaze me. Evil Mary Konye deserves to spend those 12 []

BBC: THE BIG QUESTIONS DEBATE – ‘SHOULD WE PAY REPARATIONS FOR SLAVERY?

‘The Big Questions’ debate on reparations aired on Sunday (March 23). This has to be the first time in living memory that a discussion of this nature has taken place on British television where a black person has brought up some uncomfortable truths and put forward their views without being constantly interrupted, shouted down and patronised. Well done to Esther Stanford -Xosei who presented a brilliant case for reparations and schooled the nation. Brilliant!

UK NEWS: BOY, 15, CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF SCHOOL GIRL SHEREKA FAB-ANN MARSH

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of 15-year-old school girl Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh. Shereka was fatally shot in the neck on Saturday (March 22) at a house in Hackney Wick. The teen will appear today (March 24) at Stratford Magistrates Court. Two 16-year-old boys previously arrested on suspicion of her murder have been released without charge. … This news saddens and sickens me. I have so many questions…… Rest In Peace Shereka-Fab Ann Marsh.

VIDEO: UK NEWS – THE FAMILY OF CHERRY GROCE DEMAND JUSTICE!

Dorothy ‘Cherry’ Groce was shot and paralysed from the waist down after armed police raided her home looking for her son. This incident sparked the 1985 Brixton riots . After 30 years the Metropolitan police has grudgingly apologised to the family of Cherry Groce for the shooting. Due to the injuries sustained at the hands of an armed policeman, doctors gave the mother of six 10 years to live. Cherry lived for 26 years and died in 2011. Official documents show that pathologists believe the []

DOCUMENTARY: AFRAID OF DARK (TRAILER)

This is the official documentary trailer for, “Afraid of Dark”, new documentary by Mya B. This film goes on a quest to answer, “Why are people afraid of black men?’ by analyzing certain stereotypes and how black men view themselves.