December 4, 2019

Thanksgiving has just gone by and accompanying this US holiday is Native American Heritage month. Native Americans are quick to be associated with the past and a bygone way of living; a different world altogether from the USA we know today. Whilst communities and terri...

November 8, 2019

Image courtesy of Steve Bloom Photos

Currently, the Beaney Gallery is showcasing the photography of Steve Bloom as he captured the political climate of South Africa in the seventies. The photography exhibit will run until the 19th January and is free to enter, so I woul...

October 28, 2019

“Are there black people in Ireland?”

As an Erasmus student, I find myself having repeated conversations about where I am from. When asked, I usually respond with Ireland, yet I always receive a confused response. Indeed, I am sometimes even asked: “Are there black peopl...

October 28, 2019

For a long time, the holy trinity – Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Maya Angelou – have dominated the literary field as black female writers. It is a rarity for authors to achieve mass recognition, but these women made it despite the barriers from the literary landsca...

October 27, 2019

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Pictures of Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Prime Minister, have surfaced. Taken in 1990 and 2001, t...

October 15, 2019

Valerie Tagwira is both a doctor and an author. Her novel, which won Outstanding Fiction Book’ at the National Arts Merit Award for Literature (NAMA) in 2008, explores challenges faced by Zimbabweans citizens in their day to day lives. It also takes a look at Operation...

November 1, 2018

Black History Month allows us to increase the awareness of and celebrate the achievements of black people both past and present. Here are a number of significant black people who have been pivotal in helping society learn about and understand the black experience in Br...

October 18, 2018

In terms of black history, the Rwandan genocide of 1994 is a particularly dark moment. In only a hundred days 800,000 people were slaughtered in the culmination of a brutal civil war between the Tutsi and Hutu communities of Rwanda, ended only by the victory of the Tut...

October 18, 2018

Sport and politics are inseparable. It is a truth we choose not to acknowledge under the pretense that sport is too innocent for politics and politics too cynical for sport, but they are in many ways one and the same. When the topics of race and blackness elbow their w...

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