dar disku are the bahrani record label celebrating music from across arabia
The UK-based duo are dedicated to building a community of young Arab creatives.
this is the incredible story of cuba's first independent fashion label
Founded in 2015 by queer Cuban-Spanish couple, Idania del Rio and Leire Fernandez, Clandestina represents a new Cuba -- and people are falling in love with it.
this tehran producer spent ten years making an album about extremism
After being exiled, Mahdyar Aghajani, a key player in Iran’s hip-hop scene, moved to Paris to complete his dark and dystopian debut album.
why trump's ban is an attack on all muslims
The immigration ban not only further stigmatises Muslim refugees who have fled the very terrorists that Trump is supposedly worried about, it sets a precedent for attitudes across America and beyond.
how artist polly nor uses frustration, anxiety and sadness to fuel her creativity
And gained 400,000 Instagram followers in the process!
when basquiat took a stand against police brutality
Basquiat’s painting Defacement dealt with the death of fellow graffiti artist Michael Stewart at the hands of NYC police in 1983. A new project by Chaedria LaBouvier, who lost her brother to police violence, puts the painting centre stage again, to...
why high-profile rape cases have made it hard for victims to come forward
Recent cases have proven how far we have to go in tackling the pervasiveness of rape culture in society, especially in the age of trial by social media, where women can feel scared to talk out about their ordeals.
why international women’s day is more relevant than ever
Despite the usual slew of detractors claiming that men and women are now equal, shocking statistics prove International Women’s Day still matters.
uncovering the "privilege" of being a white passing person of colour
Why we shouldn't let white people police who gets to be "white".
how ideals of beauty and the body differs across race
Whilst fashion has long hailed the skinny, white woman as the image of perfection, body ideals amongst other races and cultures have always been more diverse…
how to make live music safe for everyone
Here's what we can do to make gigs and club nights inclusive spaces free of sexual harassment.
the problem with feminist body hair
From lesbians with hairy legs to Miley Cyrus’s pink armpit hair, the fuzz that grows out of our follicles often seems to take centre stage in the path towards female liberation. But are women of colour being left of the conversation?