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MP backs free fares for kids campaign

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy and Lambeth councillors today (18 September) joined young campaigners in Parliament Square to...
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Council seeks to change slaveholder ward names

Lambeth councillors are lobbying the Boundary Commission – which sets the size and names of wards and...
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KT Tunstall to play Windmill Brixton fundraiser

KT Tunstall is to play Brixton’s Windmill venue as part of the Passport: Back To Our Roots campaign, which...
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Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...
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Reparations march in pictures

Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney
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More than a march – this year will be different

Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...
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Police impose conditions on plan to close Brixton Road

Police have today (31 July) imposed conditions on tomorrow’s planned “lockdown” of Brixton as part of the...
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Young, Gifted and Black – 50 years on and still inspiring

It’s 50 years since Young, Gifted and Black peaked in the UK pop charts. Now Trojan Records is seeking content for...
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Asylum interviews: victims of torture at risk of retraumatisation

Luna Williams, political correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, says the Windrush generation and their descendants...
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MP urges action on Windrush Generation pensions

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy is the joint organiser of a letter to government calling on it to...

Reparations marchers plan ‘Brixton lockdown’

Brixton will once again be the starting point for the annual march organised by the Stop The...

BLM inspires another Youthsayers tune

1 Following the release of their excellent version of Sam Cooke’s civil-rights movement classic A Change Is Gonna...
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Fundraising for diversity

Lambeth equality commissioner Miranda Brawn, whose charity work has already provided scholarships enabling 50 young people to...
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Council ‘first to back call for slavery reparations’

Lambeth council last night (15 July) backed a call, prepared jointly by the ruling Labour and opposition...
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Brixton House director joins call for anti-racist theatres

Gbolahan Obisesan, artistic director and CEO of Brixton House, the new theatre being built on Coldharbour Lane...
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Brixton MP highlights Windrush Generation in parliament debate

Brixton MP Helen Hayes yesterday (23 June) used a House of Commons debate to highlight the plight of members of the Windrush Generation impacted...


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On your bike to aid our musicians and save our scene

Medya Gungor on reaction to the latest announcement about funding for music venues and a UK-wide campaign to support musicians
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MP joins pupils walking for clean air

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy joined pupils of Richard Atkins primary on New Park Road off Brixton Hill...

Local football club backs Black Lives Matter

Local football club Peckham Town FC will unveil a 10-metre long banner showing its support for the...


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Orla and the fantastic fundraisers

Brixton resident Orla Rawlinson, who turns four next week, is one of a team of 15 South...
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Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

Some good news in tough times – Brixton’s Traid on Acre Lane is still open. Simone Richardson looked in to see...
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Growing Wellbeing in Loughborough Junction

The Loughborough Farm has launched a Crowdfunder to raise money to support local people to keep healthy...

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