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12 December, D-Day for Black UK. Dec 1, 2019 1348
Bizarre turns in the UK. Oct 1, 2019 1327
Count Prince Miller--soothing the savage beast. Aug 1, 2019 1327
African-origin politicians step into the breach. Jul 1, 2019 1320
Return of the bad old days. Jun 1, 2019 1311
A feast of world sport in store. Jun 1, 2019 1320
Finding the power behind the scenes. Essay May 1, 2019 1335
Why London is now a stabbing hotspot. Column Apr 1, 2019 1279
World champions of arrogance? As the UK hurtles towards an unknown future when it exits the EU this month, the reaction from a deeply divided country, including its black diaspora, is angry and confused. Mar 1, 2019 1287
What is behind the hounding of Semenya? Mar 1, 2019 1205
Hitler must be turning in his grave. Essay Feb 1, 2019 1331
What the UK's NHS owes it black staff. Column Jan 1, 2019 1264
Uganda's She Cranes ready for lift-off. Nov 1, 2018 1309
Constantine--the great all-rounder. Oct 1, 2018 1334
The renaissance of Notting Hill. Aug 1, 2018 1194
Liberte, Egalite, Mbappe. Aug 1, 2018 1233
Windrush victory for Black MPs. Jun 1, 2018 1333
The storm called MO SALAH. Jun 1, 2018 1418
Claudia Jones' footprints in printers ink. May 1, 2018 1419
Has Birmingham laid Enoch Powell's ghost? Essay Apr 1, 2018 1374
An African in Buckingham Palace? With so much focus on immigration in Europe, it was interesting to see two very different approaches to foreigners in Britain recently. Column Mar 1, 2018 1290
The inner spirit of beauty contests. Feb 1, 2018 1355
Cyrille Regis: Remembering the indomitable black champion. Feb 1, 2018 1315
A year to celebrate. Column Jan 1, 2018 1330
Enormous influence of African heritage women: 2017 will go down as the year that the United Kingdom changed on many fronts. What these changes will lead to is an open question but what is not in doubt is that women of African heritage have played a decisive part in the more positive changes the country is undergoing. Dec 1, 2017 1100
LEWIS HAMILTON the ace of pace. Dec 1, 2017 1692
The majesty of Cleopatra--and Earl Cameron at 100 not out. Dec 1, 2017 587
Brixton--a slap in the face or racial animosity. Nov 1, 2017 1386
Don't stop the Carnival. Column Oct 1, 2017 1361
Mo--don't go. Letter to the editor Aug 1, 2017 1462
Saying it loud and clear--diaspora blacks move into mainstream commentary. Aug 1, 2017 1418
The rise and rise of African-origin politicians in the UK. Jul 1, 2017 1228
Anthony Joshua--from ground zero to king of the world. Biography Jun 1, 2017 1422
Shining bright at the Diamond League. Nov 1, 2015 1239
They ran and they conquered - once again! Oct 1, 2015 1141
African athletics: the future is brighter. Oct 1, 2014 3103
Ethiopian athletes are flying ... they dominate the world stage. Apr 1, 2014 2075
'The feat of clay': ... The most significant bout in history! Apr 1, 2014 2204
The great Eusebio: there are footballers, great footballers ... there are legends. ... and there was Eusebio, the Mozambican. When he died on 5 January 2014, aged 71, for those of a certain generation, a little of our youth died with him. Clayton Goodwin pays tribute. Obituary Feb 1, 2014 820
Divided by race, united in war...how black people sacrificed their lives in the two world wars. Dec 1, 2013 2872
When the 'best-known black man in the world' fled his country. Essay Jun 1, 2013 2670
The Africans who could be kings in Britain! A "British Obama"--is that idea viable? Probably not, in the foreseeable future. ...... Apr 1, 2013 3084
Olympics the age of the African: on the track, it is very much the Age of the African ... and if David Rudisha, Asbel Kiprop, Paul Kipsiele Koech, Wilson Kipsang and the several tine Ethiopians and Kenyans over the longer distances are to upset at the London Olympic Games, it will be, surely, by somebody of their own continent and/or heritage, writes Clayton Goodwin. Aug 1, 2012 2294
Bring it on, say the Kenyans! With the London 2012 Olympics a month away, global excitement is in overdrive. And if the Kenyan women long distance runners' showing at the London Marathon last month--winning the first five places--is a yardstick, the world is in for a treat. However, there is one other Kenyan to look out for--Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot. As Clayton Goodwin reports, she is dynamite. Jun 1, 2012 1881
Beauty and beyond: women to watch. May 1, 2012 2277
Olympics the game get dirty! Apr 1, 2012 2546
'How Stephen Lawrence's murder nearly happened to us': in the wake of the Stephen Lawrence murder conviction in December, 18 years after the black youth was killed by racist hooligans in London, our associate editor Clayton Goodwin, shares his family's harrowing first-hand experience of racism, which nearly took his own mixed-race son's life just a few minutes from the place where Stephen Lawrence met his brutal death. Feb 1, 2012 1850
Down memory lane: with the much-heralded 2012 London Olympics fast approaching, Clayton Goodwin takes us through some memorable Olympians of African descent, whose heroism in the Games is always fondly remembered forever. Feb 1, 2012 2463
Will Klitschko meet his match in Zim's Chisora. Feb 1, 2012 351
The fabulous Jamaicans! ... countdown to the Olympics. Jan 1, 2012 2387
When two great black boxers made Britain and America proud: Randolph Turpin was black and British. Sugar Ray Robinson was black and American. And as both were great boxers and brought honour to their "nations", their skin colour was not remembered. Sadly, Turpin could not handle the fame. Clayton Goodwin takes us through memory lane. Oct 1, 2011 2303
Only 44 years ago, it wasn't allowed. Aug 1, 2011 797
Olympics the Africans of London 2012. Jul 1, 2011 2530
The good old days ... from 1966. Nov 1, 2010 1958
Will there ever be an Obama in Britain? Jul 1, 2010 2097
Remembering Walter Rodney: the 30th anniversary of the murder of Dr Walter Anthony Rodney, scholar, historian and political activist, was marked recently with fond memories of the man who wrote How Europe Underdeveloped Africa. Here, Clayton Goodwin, Rodney's schoolmate at London University's School of Oriental and African Studies, remembers a man who once felt "like a mosquito let loose in a nudist colony". In memoriam Jun 1, 2010 1655
why Haiti is poor: since the devastating earthquake hit Haiti on 12 January 2010, the world media have been repeating ad nauseam that the country is "the poorest in the Western hemisphere". But it was not always like that. The "Sugar Island", the "Pearl of the Antilles", was once the richest in the Caribbean region. Clayton Goodwin traces how it became the "poorest in the Western hemisphere". Feb 1, 2010 2184
The legend! Eusebio da Silva Ferreira (right) did not dominate just any World Cup tournament. He dominated the World Cup in England in 1966--and the international headlines too! That was not so easy, because it was a great summer for sport and for great sporting personalities. Clayton Goodwin takes us through one of the great football moments. Biography Dec 1, 2009 1090
It started with a kiss. Nov 1, 2009 1632
The far right fights back: the current era of community relations in Britain began with the racist murder and burial of the Antiguan, Kelso Cochrane, in June 1959. Fifty years on, Britain has elected its first extremist members of the European Parliament. Though the country has changed in the 50 years since Cochrane's death, right-wing extremism seems to be on an upward trajectory right now, reports Clayton Goodwin. Aug 1, 2009 1985
Amazing Jewel: When England step out to the wicket in the cricket world cup in Australia in March, there will be one player in the team who has the longest name in cricket, Ebony-Jewel Cora-Lee Camellia Rosamond Rainford-Brent (above), the first black woman to play for England. And what a story she has to tell. Clayton Goodwin went to meet her. Interview Mar 1, 2009 1551
Beijing, here we come!: from 8 to 24 August, African athletes (both Continental and Diasporan) will hold the world spellbound at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Clayton Goodwin assesses the African challenge. Aug 1, 2008 1867
Nothing excels like excellence itself ... the remarkable story of Africa--and Africans (both continental and diasporan)--at the Olympic Games. Jul 1, 2008 1962
'Bad reporting on fertile soil'. Viewpoint essay Jun 1, 2008 1867
UK: it has not been all milk and honey. May 1, 2008 2316
Exactly 40 years ago ... This month is exactly 40 years since the British Conservative MP, Enoch Powell, fearing a big black presence in the UK, gave his "rivers of blood" speech. It is also 40 years exactly since the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King in the USA. How has the world changed since then? Clayton Goodwin takes us down memory lane. Apr 1, 2008 1849
How the Nations Cup will impact on English premiership. Jan 1, 2008 1289
Rugby World Cup: the Africans at their best; Who is laughing now? Dec 1, 2007 2242
Zambian beauties lead the way: African women are advancing rapidly in high-profile activities such as television presentation and beauty pageants ... and Zambians are in the vanguard of that advance, reports Clayton Goodwin. Nov 1, 2007 1175
A marriage worth studying. Jul 1, 2007 959
Hi, dearie, you want business? An influx of African prostitutes, more a tide than a trickle, within the last two to three years has transformed the appearance and practice of the trade in the UK. Clayton Goodwin reports. Apr 1, 2007 1505
New African has provided wide scope in subject matter: which is my favourite assignment for New African? It is the one that Baffour is about to commission for the next issue. Dec 1, 2006 710
USA: 'those negroes did not touch me'. May 1, 2006 1566
Tutti Frutti, how Little Richard captured the world: fifty years ago, the release of Little Richard's Tutti Frutti instituted the era of Rock'n'Roll, the greatest single revolution in the history of popular music. Little Richard was genuinely the "King of Rock and Roll"--and he helped make white societies in Europe and America aware of the African heritage presence in their midst. Clayton Goodwin reports. Dec 1, 2005 1594
When Italy invaded Ethiopia ... 70 years ago. Oct 1, 2005 1323
The black heroes that the West tried to forget. Jul 1, 2005 2108
The legacy of Mary Seacole: it wasn't until the now famous nurse garnered the most votes in a poll to discover the top Black Briton that Mary Seacole was well known. Yet, as Clayton Goodwin reports, in Caribbean and African heritage communities, she has long been highly revered and venerated. Feb 1, 2005 1465
St Lucia: legend and leisure; Clayton Goodwin takes us to the Caribbean nations of St Lucia and St Vincent & the Grenadines. Get your gingerbread biscuits and saffron buns ready, you may be lucky to meet the Legend of St Lucia. Jan 1, 2005 1443
'If you want a nigger for a neighbour vote Liberal or Labour': Smethwick 1964 is the nasty smell in British politics which everyone in the country's public life wishes would go away. Oct 1, 2004 1854
This was not Africa's Olympics: African male athletes came to the Olympic Games in Athens and stamped their authority on the track with four gold medals and a cluster of silver and bronze--but where were the ladies? Clayton Goodwin traces Africa's disappointment at the just-ended Olympics in Athens. Oct 1, 2004 2115
Athens, here we come! Aug 1, 2004 2463
The new rulers of long distance. Jun 1, 2004 2019
Arsenal plenty, the rest nil. Jun 1, 2004 1448
'No Vietnamese ever called me a nigger': celebrating 40 years of the greatest boxer of them all. Apr 1, 2004 1207
Simply the best: meet Saint Mutola, the undisputed champion of the women's 800 metres and the top female competitor in world sports for 2003. Clayton Goodwin profiles her. Mar 1, 2004 1266
Welcome to Kim Collins country. Jan 1, 2004 1375
Yamile the statesless: should the "stateless" Yamile Aldama, the ex-Cuban triple-jumper, start learning the words of the Qatar national anthem? Clayton Goodwin thinks not. Jan 1, 2004 1126
The flying Amos: is she a "forceful figure in her own right" or a "shooting morning star"? Time will tell--and soon--whether Africans would be right to celebrate her meteoric rise in British politics. Nov 1, 2003 1509
22 medals for Africa. Oct 1, 2003 1398
The Bahamas let the good times keep rolling. (Diaspora). Jun 1, 2003 1458
UK the tale of two black role models. (Diaspora). May 1, 2003 1416
Fashion it suits you Kevin: Patrick Kevin is Nigerian, and his designer label is turning heads in Her Majesty's Kingdom. Clayton Goodwin went to meet him. (The Arts). Apr 1, 2003 1111
The rise and rise of Bishop fix-it. (Diaspora: UK). Mar 1, 2003 1136
Fashion models before Naomi. (The Arts). Feb 1, 2003 1247
UK: The new bright light in British politics; his star is rising no doubt, but will David Lammy become Britain's first black prime minister? In fact will there ever be such a thing? Clayton Goodwin on the rising star of her Majesty's Kingdom. (Diaspora). Dec 1, 2002 1223
Commonwealth Games Hansen versus Mbango: for the first time, Africa performed rather poorly at the Commonwealth Games. Clayton Goodwin went to see them. (Gallery). Brief Article Sep 1, 2002 364
Jamaica land of wood and water celebrates. (Diaspora). Sep 1, 2002 2114
The most influential black person in Britain: our corespondent Clayton Goodwin went to meet Bill Morris, general secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, the most influential black person in Britain. (Diaspora). Jun 1, 2002 1297
SOAS, a long 40 years ago. (Diaspora: Africans in Britain). Jan 1, 2002 1447
Will it be Pope Arinze I or Pengo II? (Religion). Jun 1, 2001 1740

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