‘History shows that it is not only senseless and cruel, but also difficult to state who is a foreigner’ ―Claudio Magris, Danube: A Sentimental Journey from the Source to the Black Sea

22nd June 2021 marks the fourth celebration of Windrush Day, the day intended to honour the British Caribbean…

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‘I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here…

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When do women have control over their own image?

In September last year, Emily Ratajkowski posted her debut essay for New York magazine entitled ‘Buying Myself Back: When does a model own her own image?.’

We live in a white supremacy. Wherever you are reading this from, you are reading from a white supremacist super-system. This fact may seem shocking to those who have failed to recognize its existence but rather than switch off now, I urge you to continue reading. First, let’s define supremacy…

Credit: Stacey Dooley

The Internet was recently divided as presenter and Strictly Come Dancing winner Stacey Dooley was called out by Labour MP David Lammy over a picture she posted on Instagram. The issue arose after Dooley posted a selfie holding a dark-skinned black Ugandan baby with the caption, ‘OB.SESSSSSSSSSSED.’ Lammy was quick…

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This week, Channel 4 released a docu-series that surprised me yet simultaneously did not. The programme entitled ’The British Tribe Next Door’ centres on Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt and her family being shipped out to a remote Namibian village to live amongst the indigenous Himba tribe. We follow as their…

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The UK seems to have forgotten about IS teenager and former Briton Shamima Begum, but for some reason I can’t seem to get her off my mind. …

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As the disease appears on the diminuendo in Europe, my thoughts turn to Africa and how the coronavirus could potentially play out in the continent. Originally, experts were confounded at the apparent slow start to the pandemic in Africa. Now, the virus seemed to have gained some momentum and is…

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