March 17, 2019

In 2008, a vulnerable 40-year-old Black man who had suffered a psychotic relapse was left to die on the floor of Brixton police station. He had last taken medication for his mental ill health two months preceding his death. The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation...

March 5, 2019

In 2015, 15-year-old Shamima Begum and two other female students from Bethnal Green fled to Syria to join the proscribed Islamic terrorist organisation The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. The girls were most likely radicalised on social media. The tale of Shamima...

March 4, 2019

Every single frame of If Beale Street Could Talk – a skill perfected by Barry Jenkins and his cinematographer James Laxton in 2016 feature Moonlight – flows with vulnerability. And like its predecessor, the film delights in Black love, signified in the camera’s tender...

February 19, 2019

In the music video for the newly-released break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored (stylised in the lower case), Ariana Grande jealously eyes a couple on the dancefloor and in a swimming pool, purring lines like, “Now I wanna know how you taste… Then I realise she’s ri...

November 27, 2018

Refusing to serve or represent someone based on their identity is an idea that goes back many years, from the operation of racially segregated facilities in the USA to the discriminatory barriers felt by Irish and Caribbean migrants in post-war Britain. The phenomenon’...

November 18, 2018

Last week, neo-Nazi and white supremacist graffiti was found daubed on the back of Eliot College on the University of Kent’s Canterbury campus. While the perpetrator’s identity is currently unknown, this shouldn’t be considered an isolated or anomalous incident. Univer...

November 13, 2018

Knife crime in London has claimed yet another life after the fatal stabbing of a sixteen-year-old boy in Tulse Hill. It is the fifth instance of fatal knife violence in just six days, a spate of killings that have taken three teenaged boys’ lives. It’s easy to recite s...

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