20 May 2023
DISMISSED part of our society
Racism, classism, the strict concept of masculinity, a knife epidemic and an unsupportive education system. Ashley knows that as a teacher, she is the only one who can help these young boys navigate their way through society.
31 January 2023
Empire of Light Review: Sex, thugs and loss of control
Barricaded behind the grand, glass doors of the Empire Cinema on a quaint, British seafront, yearning, curiosity, hope and torment intertwine in Sam Mendes’ latest work of art.
12 July 2022
Interview with satirical ventriloquist Conrad Koch
Double EMMY nominated ventriloquist Conrad Koch talks about Apartheid, coming to Edinburgh Fringe for the first time, and how his upbringing has influenced his work.
31 March 2022
Interview with Sharon Gaffka: former Love-Islander & activist
Sharon Gaffka is perhaps best known for her appearance on last year’s summer season of Love Island. What is less known is that she has since been using her platform to champion causes like anti-racism, and we talk to her about this.
30 March 2022
Fat, Black, female and winning
An unapologetic ode to my fat, Black female self.
13 October 2021
Survey shows 86% of Black musicians experience barriers to progression within the industry
The Black Lives in Music study is the largest ever to highlight the experiences of Black industry professionals within music.
17 September 2021
Government stresses discrimination against ethnic minorities is "objectively justified"
Documents from the Home Office published on Monday 13 September simultaneously confirms and ‘justifies’ the fact that people with ethnic minority backgrounds will be discriminated against in the new Police Bill.
22 April 2021
Is it right – or possible – to defend Prince Philip?
Applying modern morals to historic situations
17 March 2021
Interview with Ndrika Anyika, New Creative
We interviewed Film Director Ndrika Anikya, about her latest BBC New Creative short film ‘A Flourishing Crown’, and the integral importance of keeping traditional names in the western world. Read on for more.
15 March 2021
Harry Potter actress Katie Leung speaks out about past racist abuse
Over a decade since her first appearance in the Harry Potter film franchise as Cho Chang, Katie Leung recounts the racist online abuse she was advised to suppress.
18 February 2021
Is YouTube racist?
1 August 2020
Decolonising the climate movement
Sadhana and Tayo dissect white environmentalism, discuss the intersection of anti-racism and climate movements and highlight the importance of solidarity
28 July 2020
For My Girls '83
A mother tells her experience of the 80s to her children
9 July 2020
Poem 1- The riot in me.
After the shocking events, which have taken place in Minneapolis, I have written a collection of poems, all focused on the topic of race and societal tension. I truly believe that the pen will be able to bridge the divides in our fractured world.
10 June 2020
Racism isn't just an American problem
In light of recent protests, it's important to reflect on the issue within our own country.
2 June 2020
Why the All Lives Matter Movement is problematic
An article explaining why the response All Lives Matter is an issue.
17 February 2020
Sharing genetic data: Henrietta Lacks and the question of informed consent
In 1951 Henrietta Lacks unknowingly donated her cells to cancer research, unaware that they would both save lives and provoke fierce debate over what constitutes ethical medical research.
24 May 2019
In 2019, there are worse things than milkshakes
Some have called the milking of politicians a worrying precursor to further political violence. Is it worth the hubbub or are people just milking it?