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The human experience through the eyes of mixed-race & black British women

The EU- What? When? & Why?

It seems that we have another distractor in the air. Yes I call these distractors because although this is important we know darn well that the UK …

Actions speak louder than words Mr Corbyn!!

I can’t tell you how <b>actions speak louder than words…</b> I’m sure you have been there when someone has said they will do something, but in actual fact …

Breaking Views

MyBreakingViews now has a fresh new site.<p>Head over to www.mybreakingviews.com<p>Labels: #BreakingViews, Black People<p><b>MYBREAKINGVIEWS IS CURRENTLY UNDER</b> …

"Too Black or Too Fat"

Zalika Miller and three of her friends on Saturday 26th September 2015<p>So you’re going out tonight... You’re getting ready to go out with your girls. …

Refugee Crisis: Where did it all begin?

<b>Yes I’m back!</b> I know I should be consistent, as a viewer it’s always bad to have an inconsistent blogger and sadly I did fall into that category BUT …

Refugee Crisis: Where did it all begin?

<b>Yes I’m back!</b> I know I should be consistent, as a viewer it’s always bad to have an inconsistent blogger and sadly I did fall into that category BUT …

We Broke Down Everything You Should Know About The Syrian Refugee Crisis -- And Why It Matters

<i>With additional reporting by Kristina Marusic</i><p>Your news feed may have been flooded this week with tragic pictures of a 3-year-old Syrian child, one of …

North Africa

Who would you choose to be your next Labour Leader?

I have been constantly receiving calls from someone (don't ask me who) in the Labour Party, requesting me to tell them who I am planning to vote for …

International Graduate Students: Why are we sending them home so soon?

After 3 years or more… (Depending what you study) Graduating to some of us, is like the best day of our lives.. Yes I remember my mum getting a …

What can we learn from the Greece Crisis?

So Greece has spoken…and we have answered<p>I have been waiting for a few days, actually weeks to write on the ‘Greece crisis’.. I guess finding the …

Tony Blair could face trial over 'illegal' Iraq war, says Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn, the Labour leadership frontrunner, claims Chilcot report may lead to ‘consequences’ for former PM over decisions made during 2003 invasion<p>Tony Blair should stand trial on charges of war crimes if the evidence suggests he broke international law over the “illegal” Iraq war in 2003, the …

United Kingdom

The Slaves Among Us: ‘Modern Day Slavery’

A prisoner that has been abused, not fed and locked up for most of their <br>lives, they don’t know how or what freedom is because they have been …

The Labour Leadership: Who are the Contenders?

Heyy Guys..<p>How was your weekend? I hope you had a good one and have been learning and enjoying the few posts I have done so far? If not keep an eye …

Russia 'may ban gay emojis' under 'propaganda' law

<b>Russia may ban "gay emojis" from social media if an investigation by the state media watchdog rules that they infringe laws against "gay propaganda".</b><p>According to a report by Russia's Izvestia newspaper, the investigation was prompted by a complaint from Mikhail Marchenko, a Russian senator.<p>Mr …

Social Media

Republican candidates: who will qualify for the first presidential debate?

The latest polls showing which ten Republicans will participate in Thursday's debate in Cleveland<p>We're just days away from the first Republican presidential debate on Thursday in Cleveland, Ohio.<p>An unprecedented 17 candidates are running for the Republican nomination, but only the top ten in the …

Why and What is Pay-Per- View?

Since the Conservative Party gained a majority, in the recent general election they seem to be going for anyone that was in their way and anyone that …

Supermarkets could stop hiring over-25s to avoid national living wage, say analysts

Credit rating agency Moody’s warns big four may close stores or try to avoid employing people eligible for rise to £9 an hour by 2020<p>Supermarkets could close stores and try to avoid employing over-25s to cover the cost of implementing a new “national living wage”, the influential credit rating …

Customer Service

The Migration Crisis: ‘Dead or Alive’ they are coming and they willkeep on coming?

David Cameron was accused today of failing to get a grip on the Calais Crisis and leaving the French to deal with 4,000 people that have arrived in …

Sandra Bland: Another Black Life Taken By The Authorities. #Blacklivesmatter

Sandra Bland may just be another number to the police, but the majority of us are with her family, demanding question after question.<p>Surprisingly, …

A International Political Graduate giving young people knowledge of current affairs..

Eye 'Snooper' Spy On 'YOU'

Eye 'Snooper' Spy On 'YOU'<p>We all love a decent Snapchat Story, or a cheeky post on Instagram and some of us love a good catch up with a friend/family …

How can The Budget affect you..?

The budget in the next year is likely to have an impact on all of us. Many questions have been raised from businesses, families and most importantly …

What would make young people get interested in the news & politics?

Welcome to Breaking Views Guys …!!<p>How are all of you doing? I hope everyone is okay. <br>My name is Adebola Showemimo and I studied International …

How can The Budget affect you..?

The budget in the next year is likely to have an impact on all of us. Many questions have been raised from businesses, families and most importantly …

Was the global warming pause a myth?

Is the world still getting warmer? If so, how fast? Has there been a global warming ‘pause’ or ‘hiatus’ or not? Or has the recent warming rate been as fast, or even faster, than that measured in the 1990s?<p>These are fundamental questions. They depend not on the complex computer models on which …

Climate Change

Greece put its faith in democracy but Europe has vetoed the result

The EU has humiliated Syriza and ignored its referendum: now the only power the country has left is to implement what the lenders want<p>The only thing certain about the aftermath of Sunday’s Euro summit is the disgrace of the political leaderships. The EU’s main powers tried to ritually humiliate the …

Europe

Obama reduces sentences of 46 inmates convicted of nonviolent drug crimes

Sentences, most of which were at least 20 years, will expire 10 November US president has now granted commutations for 89 prisoners<p>Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 46 men and women convicted for nonviolent drug offenses on Monday, doubling the number of prisoners he will have freed early …

Criminal Sentencing

Greece Doesn’t Need a Bailout—It Needs Investors

Emilio Morenatti—AP<p>Christopher Furlong—Getty Images<p>Michael Debets—Demotix/Corbis<p>Armando Babani—EPA<p>Petr David Josek—AP<p>Alexandros …

Europe