By Ashitha NageshBBC NewsPublished2 days agoShare Vanessa Bryant, wife of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant, has found herself at the centre of a torrid domestic drama, within a year of the death of her husband and daughter. She is being sued by her mother. In the lawsuit Sofia Laine argues that she should be…

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Sam Volpe COMMENTS Published: 4:36 PM December 10, 2020    Updated: 3:25 PM December 15, 2020 A still from the BBC’s Small Axe episode about the trial of the Mangrove 9. Among the defendants was Altheia Jones-LeCointe, here played by Letitia Wright. – Credit: BBC/McQueen Limited/Kieron McCarron “What McQueen saw in it was what we experienced. it was a crucial…

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CEREN SAGIR MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2020 CIVIL rights icon Angela Davis demanded that the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) stop endorsing “cruel and inhumane” prison segregation units in a letter today. The letter from over 60 organisations and 200 campaigners was signed by Davis, journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, author Selma James, former chief inspector of prisons…

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Haitian Lives Matter!JOIN WEEK OF ACTION IN SUPPORT OF TODAY’S BLACK JACOBINS   From 10 Dec (Intl Human Rights Day) to 16 Dec (30th anniversary of Haiti’s first democratically elected government)   Today, Haitians are in revolt against a corrupt government backed by the US and other western powers. As the movement has grown, the…

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REVIEWFILM To complement a Steve McQueen Small Axe film, an online account of the momentous trial can now be viewed, writes Bronwen Weatherby 04 December, 2020 — By Bronwen Weatherby Ian Macdonald, Altheia Jones-LeCointe and Selma James in How the Mangrove Nine Won A FIRST-HAND account of the momentous court case that saw nine black men and…

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