Race

Culture

Teenage girls deserve a new Ugly Betty

In the 00s series, teens found solace in a Latinx woman thriving in a workplace stacked against her. Why has no one replicated its winning formula?
Rōgan Graham
3.23.21
Culture

The Real Housewives is reflecting on its race problem

Bravo’s white wealth makes for compulsive watching while sweeping race under the rug. Now it’s got to confront the experience of Black people head on.
Michelle Kambasha
3.8.21
Fashion

The cultural significance of Black jewellery design

Four independent jewellers working in an industry severely lacking in diversity discuss why their craft is such an important part of Black identity.
Osman Ahmed
12.14.20
Film

Steve McQueen’s Mangrove is a necessary movie about racist Britain

The first instalment in the Oscar winner’s ‘Small Axe’ series is an incendiary, necessary piece on the history of institutional racism.
Rōgan Graham
11.13.20
Art

The importance of Afrosurrealism in 2020

Photographer Adama Jalloh and artist Hamed Maiye examine Blackness and otherworldliness in their London exhibition ‘An Ode to Afrosurrealism’.
Ayoola Solarin
11.10.20
News

Why strong Black stories are rarely seen on television

A new study has found that British television in particular has a severe lack of Black talent behind the scenes. The numbers are inexcusable.
Tom George
10.21.20
Culture

Is cottagecore a colonialist fantasy?

Black influencers are reclaiming the aesthetic and challenging its whitewashed world.
Bethan Kapur
9.24.20
Culture

This card game will force you to have difficult conversations

Tackling everything from self-belief to race and privilege, We’re Not Really Strangers is the card game that will help you open up.
Douglas Greenwood
7.6.20
Culture

This new short film explores cultural identity and race in modern day Ireland

In his beautiful documentary 'This Land', Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni unpacks the complicated issue of “Irishness” and explores the impact of hostile immigration policy in the country.
Roisin Lanigan
4.28.20
News

Here’s how many women and people of colour are finally getting time on the big screen

In a depressingly unjust awards season, there are at least a few glimmers of hope.
Douglas Greenwood
2.6.20
Culture

kelela talks to america's boldest young playwright

Jeremy O. Harris discusses race, creativity and theatre with the musician.
Kelela
5.17.19
Culture

black, british and non-binary

Four young Brits on realising they are gender non-conforming, and what queer liberation looks like.
Paula Akpan
12.13.18
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