Windrush cancer patient has UK residency status confirmed Man previously referred to as Albert Thompson receives written notice of right to remain by Amelia Gentleman

Man previously referred to as Albert Thompson receives written notice of right to remain Sylvester Marshall, the Windrush victim who was denied NHS cancer care, has been given permanent right to remain in the UK after a battle with the Home Office that has absorbed nine years of his life. Marshall – who the Guardian …

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“The Power of Love”— Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Bishop Michael Curry In the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. From the Song of Solomon, in the Bible: Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as death, passion fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes …

From Windrush to Grenfell, the powerful only see tragedy when it suits them by Gary Younge Gary Younge

The pattern is clear. The privileged looks the other way until outrage about a specific injustice injects a sense of urgency When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, leaving the dead floating in the street and the living stranded on highways and rooftops, a huge crowd of mostly black and poor people descended on the city’s …

I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye Kanye West wants freedom—white freedom. By Ta-Nehisi Coates

I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and cable had not yet come to the city, and if it had, my father would not have believed in it. Yes, it had to have happened like this, like …

Haile Selassie’s Address to the UN, October 4, 1963

Last May, in Addis Ababa, I convened a meeting of Heads of African States and Governments. In three days, the thirty-two nations represented at that Conference demonstrated to the world that when the will and the determination exist, nations and peoples of diverse backgrounds can and will work together. in unity, to the achievement of …

Life is too precious to worry about death

Barbara Ehrenreich wants readers to ditch the “illusion of control” over their bodies Natural Causes. By Barbara Ehrenreich. Twelve; 210 pages; $27. Granta; £16.99. A FEW years ago Barbara Ehrenreich stopped going for check-ups. The decision to forgo cancer screenings and physical exams has set her apart from her friends, whose calendars are full of …

EFCC PHOTO Picture of Pastor Osagie Ize- Iyamu, former PDP governorship candidate in Edo State and Chief Dan Orbih, PDP Chairman in Edo State who will be arraigned for fraud, tomorrow in Benin, Edo State by the EFCC.

EFCC PHOTO Picture of Pastor Osagie ize- Iyamu, former PDP governorship candidate in Edo State and chief Dan Orbih, PDP Chairman in Edo State who will be arraigned for fraud, tomorrow in Benin, Edo State by the EFCC. A Federal High Court sitting in Benin City has remanded Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Chief Dan Orbih, a …

Jacob Rees-Mogg is right, the “hostile environment” is fundamentally un-British Windrush—though appalling—is just the tip of the iceberg by Colin Yeo

When I was first starting out as an immigration lawyer at the turn of the millennium, I was taught that here in our island nation of Great Britain we do immigration checks at our natural border. This contrasted with our continental neighbours, with their land borders, their Napoleonic Code and their state supervision of populations through …

Harry and Meghan’s wedding shows up racial division for the humbug it is. by June Sarpong

Meghan Markle (left) with her mother, Doria Ragland Credit: REUTERS Ordinarily, my hairdresser Verona doesn’t watch royal weddings; they’ve never captured her imagination. This time, it’s different. This time she has bought flags. This time, she’s hosting a party with her family, who will gather around the television in their west London home to watch …

Over 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Edo State trafficked to Libya in four months by LIB

The Edo State Government have uncovered a secondary school where human traffickers harvest teenagers. The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Anti Human Trafficking Issues, Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, who made the startling revelation on Sunday in Benin during the ongoing advocacy programme on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, said that over 100 students …