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Poems of the Harlem Renaissance

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I have contributed this short article to Black History Month activities where I work. Poems of the Harlem Renaissance – recommended by Janine Booth Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes and Claude McKay were all black American poets who were part of … Read more

Joint Enterprise: unjust and racist

Joint Enterprise article

published in Solidarity 564 British courts’ application of ‘joint enterprise’ is unjust, and criminalises black and working-class youth. ‘Joint enterprise’ is a common-law doctrine that allows courts to convict not only the person who carried out a crime, but others … Read more

Video: Speaking Up for Osime Brown

Osime Brown

Janine addresses the protest in support of Osime Brown outside the Home Office on Friday 4 September – includes the poems Free Osime Brown and Bearing Down. Please sign Osime’s petition here.

TUC report reveals racism but offers no answer

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Published in Solidarity 562: A TUC report, Dying on the job: racism and risk at work, has revealed the deep-seated racism that underlies the higher impact of Covid-19 on black and minority ethnic (BME) people, but its proposals fall well … Read more

Stop this deportation!

Osime Brown

Published in Solidarity 562:   Dozens of protesters gathered outside the Home Office on Friday 4 September to demand that Osime Brown not be deported to Jamaica. Led by Osime’s family, the protest was supported by Autistic Inclusive Meets (AIM), … Read more

Uproot, Depart

Riots in Minneapolis following police murder of George Floyd

“When the looting starts, the shooting starts.” But when did the executing start? When did the racist recruiting start? And when will the prosecuting start? That will be when the suits will start elocuting and refuting parts, disputing and diluting … Read more

Video: Janine interviews Rhoda Dakar

Rhoda Dakar

Janine Booth interviews musician Rhoda Dakar, who talks about Two-Tone, policing, the centrality of class and much much more! Read the full text of the interview here. Rhoda was in The Bodysnatchers and The Special AKA, and performed in “Free … Read more

Janine interviews Rhoda Dakar

Rhoda Dakar

This is the full text of the interview. A shortened version was published in Solidarity 555. Watch the video of this interview here. ***** I am Rhoda Dakar. I’ve been a professional musician for 40 years. Initially, I was in … Read more