John Otagburuagu: A story of deportation and optimism

Forced to abandon his unborn son, John Otagburuagu came to London four years ago with nothing and through sheer determination has built a successful business. Georgina Blackwell has been to meet him and share his tale of deportation and optimism. John Otagburuagu, owner of Black Cowboy Coffee and Waffles, outside Elephant and Castle shopping centre, […]

Albert Woodfox- 43 years of Solitary confinement for nothing?

The New Yorker profile discusses Albert Woodfox and how he was able to survive solitary. He was in and out of jail for multiple petty crimes. Through being arrested he met people in the Black Panther Party. He was mesmorized saying “It was the first-time I’d ever seen black folk her were not afraid”. At […]