Posted by on March 29, 2021 10:40 am
Originally From: Pink News

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has told PinkNews that Pride in London is a “mess” and needs to be “reset and refreshed” amid roiling accounts of racism riddling its now-former leadership.

The floodgates were torn open after the non-profit’s top Black volunteer, Rhammel Afflick, resigned from his post earlier this month, accusing the leadership team at the time of “ignoring Black voices”.

His tinderbox departure emboldened dozens to quit Pride in London and spark a firestorm of criticism that prompted its co-chairs and three other senior staffers to quit.

For Khan, who has led the beloved parade each year since 2016, a sense of shock and optimism.

He explained to PinkNews that as much as Pride in London has long been an “amazing event” that sees millions flood the capital’s

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