Benjamin Zephaniah

The poet reveals his own long history of being unjustly stopped by police and speaks about his cousin Mikey Powell's death in custody.
1,784 people have died in England and Wales after contact with the police since 1990 – yet no officer has been held to account
Not everyone is so eager to welcome the gesture from the Queen.
Not everyone is so eager to welcome the gesture from the Queen.
PA/S&G AND BARRATTS Howard Gayle. Liverpool FC’s first black player turned down an MBE this year saying that his “ancestors
1 in 4 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime and 1 in 12 will die from the disease - double the risk of white men. Yet despite it being the most common cancer amongst black men, an astonishing 86% of us are unaware of the heightened danger we face.
Poet says MPs and media are 'hostile' to Labour leader
Benjamin Zephaniah has made a passionate defence of Jeremy Corbyn, who faces a media "against him" and Labour MPs "plotting
Hundreds of people have been recognised in the New Year's Honours list, released on Wednesday night, but not everyone is