The latest must-read from Kei Miller, check it out here.
After some lengthy delays for various reasons, 18 Degrees North will air its third season this Monday, April 30 at 9pm on TVJ. Check it out!
Big sister reading to little brother 💖
This is a good piece from Nick Davis, a local reporter, on the Windrush generation, and the people stuck here. The more you think about it, the more you realize what an awful injustice it really is.
As I was leaving Utech yesterday, I spotted a cow walking alone on the sidewalk. Then three more followed behind. They were gingerly navigating the cracks and crevices and also stopping to snack. Some people stared but most just kept going. I looked for someone who might be herding them and saw a small man in a purple tank top. I hope that was him. It is a very busy road. I hope they got home safely.
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When governments issue a formal apology, you know they realize they have really screwed up. This is the case with the so-called Windrush citizens. Check out the story here. Vindication.
The Windrush issue, in which Caribbean immigrants for whatever reason did not become “official” residents of the Ü.K., is flaring up again. Over the past few years, several elderly were forced, or narrowly escaped being sent back to their birth place. Now the government is refusing a meeting with ambassadors of the respective countries. And a lot of lives could be upended. Read the Guardian story here.