Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. Born in West Tuscumbia, Alabama, she lost her sight and hearing after a bout of illness at the age of nineteen months. … Continue reading The Miracle Worker
Max Boyce, the Welsh comedian; poet and song writer has recently written a poem that encapsulates almost all our thoughts during the COVID-19 lockdown called “When Just The Tide Went Out” here it is in full. ‘When Just The Tide … Continue reading When Just The Tide Went Out
Black Policing in the UK SECTION: POLICE & CRIME The first Black police officer was John Kent (1805 – 20 July 1886) who was a British police constable at Maryport, later with the Carlisle City Police, he was the first … Continue reading Black Police in the UK – The Pioneer Force
Jackie Weaver of the Cheshire Association of Local Councils became an unlikely internet star after trying to keep control of an unruly meeting of the Handforth Parish Council. Also in the news,,, Denmark and Sweden announced plans for Covid vaccine … Continue reading Democracy 21st Century Style!
Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, was taken to court in Moscow on Tuesday under heavy guard where he defiantly pronounced his persecution as a sign of President Putin’s weakness. The Moscow court sentenced Alexei Navalny to two years and … Continue reading Putin’s Anti-Corruption Opposition Gets Jail Sentence
Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has died aged 100, was a Second World War veteran who became Britain’s national hero and mascot in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, raising millions of pounds for charity on the eve of … Continue reading Rest in Peace Captain Sir Tom Moore