Sunday, 21 August 2011
London Riots! Blacks are victims! - UK Based West Indian Journalist And Activist Darcus Howe
SaharaReporters, Citizen Reporter, Kayode Ogundamisi interviews UK-based West Indian journalist and activist Darcus Howe at his home in London for insights into the recent disturbances in Tottenham and environs and their impact on the United Kingdom.
Mr. Howe was vehement in resisting a BBC reporter who called him a "rioter" during the height of the UK riots. Howe speaks about racial and class inequality in the UK.
Kayode Ogundamisi is a commentator on Nigerian and international affairs, he was involved in the Nigerian pro-democracy struggle, Ogundamisi survived a trumped up charge of treasonable offence against the military government of General Babangida, he was detained in Jos prison in 1991 and released after intensive local and international campaigns against the government charging him and 12 other students before a military tribunal. Ogundamisi was a frontline member of the National Association of Nigerian Student and a former secretary general of the the University of Jos Students Union in Nigeria and the O'dua Peoples Congress.