I am proud to know Diane Abbott MP – the first Black woman to enter the House of Commons. She is an inspiration to me and many other Black women living in Britain. Dianne entered parliament in 1987 and represents the constituency of Hackney North.
Jennette Arnold AM is the London Assemby Member for the London Boroughs of Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest. She is also the Chair of the London Health Commission, a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority and Mayor Ken Livingstone’s chief Cultural Advisor.
Ken Livingstone was in town today to visit the gorgeous Score Building in Oliver Rd. He came into the Team Leyton office to meet the new Community Champions, of which I am the Champion for Jobs. I asked him what his views were on improving civic activity amongst working people Continue reading “Mayor Ken comes to Leyton”
Best mate Jess and I visited the White House, while on a trip to the States. We had a very interesting chat with Thomas, an anti-war protestor, who has been living outside the White House for twenty-four years! He makes our British parliament protestor Brian’s four year stint look like a short weekend break!
At a youth event in Brent with UK soul singer, Terri Walker. Watch out for her – she’s gonna be big.