Inclusion and sustainability champion seeks key City Alderman role

Dr Miranda Brawn, former vice-chair and patron of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives and Lambeth equality commissioner, is bidding to become an alderman of the City of London. She is the only person of color in the election for a seat on the City’s Court of Aldermen. The Court of Aldermen has 25 members. At present … Read more

Sylvester Mittee, Welterweight Champion | Spitalfields Life

Sylvester Mittee I shall never forget my visit to Sylvester Mittee, unquestionably one of the most charismatic and generous of interviewees. We met in his multicoloured flat in Hackney where Sylvester keeps his collection of hats that he waterproofs by painting with the excess gloss paint left over from decorating his walls. During the course … Read more

A groundbreaking day for everyone at Champion Hill

Football doesn’t do enough to support the LGBT + community. The Premier League contine their empty gestures with the rainbow laces campaign and alike, but when it comes to genuine, tangible action there’s often much to be desired. Newcastle United’s recent takeover by the Saudi Investment Fund, a repressive regime that has a poor human … Read more