There has been nobody like Nina Simone. But too few realise today what a towering artistic figure she was in her lifetime and what an inspiration she can still be.
Fascist Front National leader Marine Le Pen and Dutch racist populist Geert Wilders have finally got their hands on around €17.5m of public money by forming a new fascist and racist group in the European Parliament.
The powerful video for Call the Cops, by Rob Hustle featuring Bump, is made from real footage of police brutality, edited together.
In Baltimore this weekend there has been a massive spike in murders and violent assaults. The big question is: why?
There is a new political landscape in Britain and it is a very ugly one: David Cameron back in Downing Street with a majority government and, across the country, a livid purple racist scar.
The appalling footage of Chelsea “fans” pushing a black man off a Paris metro train, while chanting: “We’re racist, we’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it,” has rightly provoked widespread condemnation. It has also prompted this nice anti-racist – and non-partisan – reply video.