Power List 2015: Britain’s Most Influential People of African And African Caribbean Heritage



Check out the Britain’s most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the Power List 2015

Check out the top 5 below. 

Karen Blackett

1) Karen Blackett, (CEO MediaCom, UK)

Ken Olisa

2) Ken Olisa, (Chair Restoration Partners; Non-Executive Chairman, Outsourcery Plc, Non-Executive Director, Thomson Reuters; Chair, Powerlist Foundation)

Chucka Ummuna & Helen Grant

Joint 3) Chuka Ummuna (Shadow Business Secretary; Labour MP, Streatham) & Helen Grant(Minister Sport, Tourism and Equalities, Conservative MP, Maidstone and The Weald)

Sandie Okoro

4) Sandie Okoro (Global General Council at HSBC Global Asset Management)

Steve McQueen

(5) Steve McQueen (Artist/Director)

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Keep up the good work Black Britain!

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The Top 10 Most Beautiful Black Women of Brazilian television

Black Brazil Today


Note from BW of Brazil: If you are a regular follower of this blog you know that the purpose is bring more exposure to the under-appreciated black Brazilian population, specifically black women. Over the years, throughout the blog-o-sphere, there have been countless “most beautiful women” types of lists promoting the opinions of people all over the world in regards to women they find to be physically attractive.

Today, we feature a recent post by Diego Sioli that represents ten of Brazil’s most beautiful black women who are commonly featured on the nation’s most prominent television networks. Interestingly, the ten featured are the usually agreed upon in most of the “top 10 most beautiful black Brazilian women” posts surveyed on the web, with a few exceptions here and there. All of the women below have been featured at one time or another here at BW of Brazil, so feel free to…

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Oprah isn’t a success for black people. Oprah is a success for Oprah.

I’m tired of the same black issues being recycled over and over again for as long as I can remember black people have been talking about the same issues, police brutality, interracial dating, lack of black representation in the media blah blah blah year after year it never changes, everytime the topics come up a so-called expert is reeled out to discuss the topics without ever coming to a conclusion or solution.

Well here is what I think, the reason why all this is happening is because in the black community there is too much emphasis put on individuality, we think that if a black person is a success then that is a success for the whole black community, yet unless that person is giving back to the community they are just a success for themselves. Oprah being a success is for Oprah not for black people, if she gave money to build a strong black community in the US for example giving money for black businesses and black education for example then she would be a success for the black community but she doesn’t do this, or if she does it’s not being promoted.

When you go to school and learn about all these so-called white heroes like Christopher Columbus and Abraham lincoln these were men who gave back to the white community that’s why they were heroes.

We have to join together and build as a community, pooling our money together supporting black businesses and most importantly supporting each other