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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 on Clean Air Day today (8 October)...
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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 Black Lives Matter movement at its next...
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Brixton’s black postbox

A postbox on Brixton’s Acre Lane is one of four that have painted black by Royal Mail to mark Black History Month. The other three...
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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 back the campaign to keep free Transport...
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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 constituencies – to remove the names of...
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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 raises money through a draw for tickets...
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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 to create an online event for National...
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Reparations march in pictures

Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-nhs-nurse-sheila-magudu https://youtu.be/KPv77AqXziE
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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 to the events planned in Brixton today (1...
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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 seventh Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March which...
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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 a new website...
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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 are not the only people suffering from the...
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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 change a policy that hits the pensions...
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Reparations marchers plan ‘Brixton lockdown’

Brixton will once again be the starting point for the annual march organised by the Stop The Maangamizi Campaign and the Afrikan Emancipation Day...

BLM inspires another Youthsayers tune

https://youtu.be/yahcz2rpj6A Following the release of their excellent version of Sam Cooke’s civil-rights movement classic A Change Is Gonna Come, South London youth music education project Youthsayers...
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Fundraising for diversity

Lambeth equality commissioner Miranda Brawn, whose charity work has already provided scholarships enabling 50 young people to study at 50 academic institutions – from...

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Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...
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Brixton campaigner wins historic pledge on Black history teaching

The founder of a South London project to advance Black learning and wellbeing has won a commitment from the London Assembly to support the...
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Local NHS campaigners call for grass-roots test and trace

Local campaigners against the privatisation and commercialisation of the NHS have backed a call by Lambeth council to allow the failing Covid test and...

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Putting food at the heart of our community

A new surplus food co-ordination and distribution service commissioned by Lambeth council and run by Healthy Living Platform started work this month As soon as...
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‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

Brixton charity urges action over Covid crisis for Latin Americans

A Brixton-based charity reveals today (4 February) that half of Latin Americans in London are out of work as a result of the pandemic...

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