Shyama Perera is a writer and broadcaster. She has written three novels, co-presented The Six O'Clock Show Show on LWT and Eastern Eye on Channel Four and spent five years at a Home News reporter for The Guardian. www.shyamaperera.com
07 April 2013 07:53 PM
Kent Youth PCC Paris Brown has been forced to apologise for 'offensive' Twitter posts, but isn't this just further proof of her suitability for the role?
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This week we learned that the number of mixed race people in the UK has doubled to 1.2 million. I'm adding my children to the arsenal of weapons for change
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