MOBO founder Kanya King receives CBE

When arguably the best Grime artist of his generation-Stormzy- burst onto the music scene with his monster hit,  ‘Shut up’, there was a reference in that song that suggested the greatest validation a Black British artist in the UK can...

BAME Labour stands accused?

As a previously excluded, and now returning member of the Labour Party and a member of the independent Momentum Black Caucus (MBC) I recently attempted to join BAME Labour, in the hope that I could use my modest political and policy experience, to become...

Ignatius Sancho: UK's First Black voter activist

“And so, with my Precious Billy in one hand and his future in the other,-the right to vote- I raise my arm to heaven and declare: ‘I vote for the Anti-Slavery candidate. I vote for Charles James Fox. I vote … for Freedom!’ ...

Rev Sharpton will give knife crime speech in Parliament

Dear OBV friends, Thank you for your support of OBV. Due to exceptional demand the advertised Al Sharpton event sold out within minutes. Please no longer contact the office regarding the event. Sorry for the disappointment, and thanks again for your su...
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