March 25, 2014, 1 Comment

Brixton poet and author Alex Wheatle, the ‘Brixton Bard’, speaks out about the proposed restrictions on access to books in prisons. Following the 1981 Brixton uprising I spent a short [...]


COMMENT: Let’s act to save education

March 7, 2014, 2 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 v ...

Lambeth Town Hall - Pic by Laura Spargo

COMMENT: Budget cuts will hit hard

February 13, 2014, 4 Comments

If you want to get a picture of the state of London in 2014 – the lines of power, the triumph of the rich, the sufferings of the poor  - [...]

Why you should care about legal aid

COMMENT: Why you should care about cuts to legal aid

January 30, 2014, 3 Comments

By Luke Massey There is an African proverb which says: ‘a hippopotamus can be invisible in dark water.’ The adage sounds a precautionary note ...

  • Mandela and Prince Charles on Brixton Station Road
    Woza Mandela: An artist remembers…
    December 6, 2013, 6 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 [...]