Anti racists across Europe will breath a big sigh of relief tonight.
Last night the Barbican in London hosted the international premier of Langston Hughes masterpiece ASK YOUR MAMA: 12 Moods for Jazz.
Hassan Mahamdallie digs out his old Sham 69 singles and looks back at a band whose gigs became a battleground between NF fascists and their opponents
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.
Campaigning against the far right, racist UKIP party in your area? You can download or order Stand Up to UKIP leaflets with “Seven things you need to know about UKIP”. Here’s a smaller image for web use. There is also a Buzzfeed article with the same text. And here’s a Polish version of the leaflet – powiedzieć nie rasizm!
One incident in a football match has opened the way for campaigners against racism in Spanish football and, more widely, in the Spanish state. The hero is the brilliant Brazilian attacking full back Dani Alves, who plays for Barcelona.