About Bertha Ochieng

Dr Bertha Ochieng is a Principal Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire.

Articles by Bertha Ochieng

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Adam Ramsay is co-editor of OurKingdom.

The Black activists who mourned Thatcher

During the re-writing of history after Margaret Thatcher's death, a story remained untold. This was the support the Iron Lady enjoyed from some Black activists, due not least to the crushing of the 'racist' union movement.

Feral savages: post-riot labelling of British Blacks

'Underclass', 'feral', 'feckless': these terms have gained new currency after England's August riots. Although not explicitly racist, together they form a coded language that casts working class and Black communities as the 'enemies within'.

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