Harlem’s Kelis Still Haunted By Racist Encounter

kelis-and-knightOne should not think that there is not knuckle head racists around the world. So, when we read that Harlem singer Kelis recounted a recent racist attack she suffered in a Spanish airport three years ago – we were not surprised. Continue Reading →

Yolande’s Yard: On the Up and Up with Michael Apted

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By Yolande Brener

The “7 Up” series started with one documentary intending to examine the state of England’s class system in 1964.  Continue Reading →

Is Harlem’s Nature Worth ‘Billions’?

The UK’s parks, lakes, forests and wildlife are worth billions of pounds to the economy, says a major report. The health benefits of merely living close to a green space are worth up to £300 ($450 US) per person per year, it concludes.

The National Ecosystem Assessment (NEA) says that for decades, the emphasis has been on producing more food and other goods – but this has harmed other parts of nature that generate hidden wealth.

Ministers who commissioned the NEA will use it to re-shape planning policy. Continue Reading →