Chuka Umunna doing the rounds with Streatham postman Clive Penfold in 2012
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August 20, 2014, No comments

By Chuka Umunna MP Brixton is a place with residents from all over the globe and therefore it is particularly important for people locally that they are able to rely [...]

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Opinion: Begging in London is ‘a far more complicated picture than I could have ever imagined’

July 25, 2014, 1 Comment

Should you give money to beggars in London streets or not? Brixtonite Reya El-Salahi writes about begging in Lambeth and her experiences of presenti ...

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COMMENT: Hollywood’s Lighter Shade of Black

May 31, 2014, 5 Comments

Acclaimed local author Alex Wheatle (aka the Brixton Bard) shares his view on the decision to cast Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic of ...

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COMMENT: Brixton bard Alex Wheatle speaks out about proposed prison book ban

March 25, 2014, 3 Comments

Brixton poet and author Alex Wheatle, the ‘Brixton Bard’, speaks out about the proposed restrictions on access to books in prisons. Follow ...

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    COMMENT: Let’s act to save education
    March 7, 2014, 5 Comments

    Bill Hicks gives us his thoughts on the Education Question Time that took place in February at the Karibu Education Centre Do we want a society that values decency, inclusion, [...]

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    Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…
    December 6, 2013, 7 Comments

    Artist Oscar Romp was invited to be part of the welcoming party on the balcony of Brixton Recreation Centre to receive Nelson Mandela during his visit in July 1996. He [...]