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Britain: Police Investigate Viral Video Of Officer Beating Man

AFRICANGLOBE - West Midlands Police has referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct over footage of a man being repeatedly hit by a police officer. In the clip, which is only eight seconds long, one officer can be seen repeatedly striking the man on his head and holding his left arm, while another holds his right.

Court Orders Britain To Return Stolen Island To Its Former African...

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain should end its control of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean "as rapidly as possible", the UN's highest court has said.Mauritius claims it was forced to give up the islands - now a British overseas territory - in 1965 in exchange for independence, which it gained in 1968.

X Factor Winner Dalton Harris Forced To Leave Britain

AFRICANGLOBE - Dalton Harris won the X Factor on Sunday night to the delight of fans across the Britain - but he won't be staying in the UK for much longer.

Is 2017 The Year Of Action For Blacks In Britain?

AFRICANGLOBE - 2017 will be a critical year for Blacks in Britain in a post-Brexit and Donald Trump world. To change the cultural amnesia, ignorance or even suppression of our humanity and role in this country over the past 2,000 years, the following 10 actions need to be adopted to ensure our heritage, existence and sanity in forthcoming years.

Do Black Lives Matter In Britain?

AFRICANGLOBE - They are one of Britain's most dynamic and enduring communities whose presence in the UK dates back hundreds of years. From serving Britain with distinction in the first and second world wars to their modern-day success in the world of film and television and sport, Black Britons have helped to shape the UK of today.

Racist, Xenophobic Britain Is Going Down The Drain

AFRICANGLOBE - There are signs that Great Britain has fallen on the slippery slope of moral deterioration. The recent surge in nationalistic jingoism and xenophobia in Britain is lamentable and obnoxious. On November 14, it was reported that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan said that some of his friends had been called “n*ggers” and “Pakis” and it is apparent that such racist abuse has greatly increased in recent months. In October, the British Home Office reported that the number of racist hate crimes in the country had increased by 41 percent after the so-called “Brexit” vote.

White Racist Kicks Pregnant Woman In The Stomach Killing Her Unborn...

AFRICANGLOBE - British police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to after a pregnant woman lost her baby in a racist and violent attack in Milton Keynes. The 34-year-old woman was racially abused in a Co-op supermarket before the attacker followed her to her car and kicked her in the torso, knocking her to the floor.

Brexit And The Return Of European Militarism

AFRICANGLOBE - The Brexit vote and the latest German initiatives have alarmed leading representatives of US imperialism. Robert D. Kaplan, an influential member of the US foreign policy establishment and architect of the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, warned in a column in the Wall Street Journal, “The returning geopolitical chaos is akin, in some respects, to the 1930s.”

Europe’s Forgotten History: From “Human Zoos” To “Human Trophies” Displayed In...

AFRICANGLOBE - One example of the rather grim history of colonial racial terrorism is the long European history of human zoos, which featured Africans and conquered indigenous peoples, displayed in the same way as animals. Men, women and children would be kidnapped, locked up in cages and exhibited in front of European large audiences. Many people died after short stints in captivity and they lived in tortuous conditions. Visitors to the human zoos would often poke the African children with sticks, throw food at them and audiences were permitted to subject the captives to various degrading acts for a fee.

Migrant Haters Of Europe, You Might Want To Run And Hide,...

AFRICANGLOBE - Europe's population is steadily shrinking. And with data from the UN suggesting migrants be the answer, it might be a good idea to treat them well. Listening to British and other European right-wing politicians, you might think migrants are the plague.

Most Powerful Black People In Britain Revealed

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain's most powerful Black people will be honoured at a prestigious black tie event at the Lord Mayor of London’s residence this evening. The star-studded Powerlist recognises 100 of the most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage, chosen by a panel of judges on their ability to "change lives and alter events".

Why Scotland Should Split From Britain

AFRICANGLOBE - Great Britain lost its allure long ago, but with Scotland taking its leave, that will surely deliver a crippling blow and reality-check to British pretensions There’s one good reason for why Scotland should vote yes for independence: the breaking up of the United Kingdom would be an imminently good thing for the sake of world peace.

The Humble Tastes Of The Man Tipped To Be Britain’s First...

AFRICANGLOBE - Although the man tipped to be Britain’s first Black prime minister long ago graduated to a prime place around the table, he retains some humble tastes. Not long ago, for example, he was spotted dining in a mid-market chicken restaurant with fellow Labour frontbenchers.

‘Racial Prejudice Rising In Britain’

AFRICANGLOBE - According to The British Social Attitudes survey, which has been carried out annually since 1983 by social research company NatCen, 30 per...

Britain’s Black Power Movement At Risk Of Being Forgotten

AFRICANGLOBE - Britain's Black power movement is being written out of recent cultural history because it does not fit into the "utopian" narrative of the UK being a nation of civilised fair play, a new book argues. The authors of the work, the first detailed history of Black power in Britain, argue that an important chapter of recent cultural history is in danger of being forgotten.

How Britain Cleansed Archives Relating To Colonial Crimes In Kenya

AFRICANGLOBE - Secret documents recently released reveal the full extent to which Britain systematically destroyed files relating to colonial crimes committed in the final years of the British empire. Files published by Britain's National Archives at Kew tell how administration staff in Kenya, Uganda and Malaya ‘cleansed’ so-called dirty documents.