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Mary Abbott: Quintessential American

American Abstract Expressionist painter Mary Abbott (b.1921) in her studio (c.1950); photographer unknown. via Huff Post


Diane Abbott on Labour's immigration policy #diane #abbott #labour #immigration #policy

Diane Abbott. Representing the London constituency of Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott was Britain's first Black woman MP. Born on September 27th, 1953, in London of Jamaican parents, Abbott was educated at Harrow County Girls' Grammar School and Newnham College, Cambridge, with an MA in History. Abbott was active in the Black Sections movement within the Labour Party and in community politics, including OWAAD (Organisation of Women of African and Asian Descent)


Diane Julie Abbott (born 27 September 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney North and Stoke Newington since 1987, when she became the first black woman to be elected to the House of Commons.


'Who does she think she is?' Furious Brexiteers let rip as Diane Abbott calls them racist

FUMING voters have let rip after Diane Abbott suggested Brexit backers were swayed by racist tendencies.