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?
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
Is cottagecore a colonialist fantasy?
Black influencers are reclaiming the aesthetic and challenging its whitewashed world.
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.
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.
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.
kelela talks to america's boldest young playwright
Jeremy O. Harris discusses race, creativity and theatre with the musician.
black, british and non-binary
Four young Brits on realising they are gender non-conforming, and what queer liberation looks like.