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Can Black People Be Racist?

26 May 2021 | By Billy Gibbons | No Comments | Filed in: Opinions.

Watch, then decide. I have always been told, mostly by black persons, that because of their skin colour, they cannot be racist. In experience however, I have observed even black on black racism (Nigerians belittling Kenyans, for example). The very fact that some people believe this myth is inherently racist, in the same way that • Read More »

Campaign starts today

25 May 2021 | By Billy Gibbons | No Comments | Filed in: Campaigns, Mental Health & Travellers.

I have started emailing local authorities press offices, starting with Oxford City Council (OCC), of whom I have heard several alarming stories regarding their bias against travellers and people with mental health issues. Sadly, OCC are not alone. I have today been alerted to some threatening behaviour of Waltham Forest Council again. The email I • Read More »

Sleepless in……

25 May 2021 | By Billy Gibbons | No Comments | Filed in: Blog.

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No, not Seattle, but East London. I thought I may as well get up and do something, so here we are. At least I haven’t destroyed this website for a third time in under 2 weeks! This site is getting better. I have added or enabled more functionality and will try to keep this one • Read More »

We win!

24 May 2021 | By Billy Gibbons | No Comments | Filed in: Blog.

After over a year of waiting, I finally have a response from the Housing Ombudsman. Put simply, apart from how Antisocial behaviour (ASB) is handled, Waltham Forest Council have been found lacking in regards to : In accordance with paragraph 54 Of the Housing Ombudsman Scheme, there wasmaladministration by the landlord in its communication with • Read More »

My Life, until now….

24 May 2021 | By Billy Gibbons | No Comments | Filed in: Blog.

It all began, back in the sixties. I was born before humans landed on the moon but after JFK was shot. It was a crazy time for my family. A few years after we got evicted due to overcrowding, and had to move. We had a choice of Wimbledon or Dagenham from Stepney. To save • Read More »