I was at the Democratic convention in Seattle the night that Barack Obama was elected and I was pleased to have witnessed what will always be one of the greatest moments of my life, watching the first African American President of the USA being elected.
Dear Jamie Cullum, we had the great pleasure of attending this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival. The highlight for me was Lizz Wright, and the revelation was Hiatus Kayiote; both were absolutely brilliant.
The Glastonbury Festival is a national treasure and Michael Eavis does a great job in keeping the festival real – the line up and facilities are fantastic but the demand for tickets means that it is increasingly difficult to obtain them with the digital madness that now surrounds the ticket allocation.
BME students should get a 23% discount on student loans.
In January 2016 David Cameron said: “If you’re black, you’re more likely to be in a prison cell than studying at a top university. And if you’re black, it seems you’re more likely to be sentenced to custody for a crime than if you’re white. We should investigate why this is and how we can end this possible discrimination. There is more chance of a young black man ending up in Jail than going to University”