RACISM

News

stormzy pulled out of a festival in austria after saying his manager was racially profiled

The London MC was set to headline Snowbombing festival on Thursday night.
Alim Kheraj
4.12.19
Culture

akala talks to i-D about the relationship between racism and violence

"It seems like some people wish to use this problem, which is affecting a very specific demographic of teenage black boys in London, as well as others all over the country, as a way of demonising black people as a whole."
Ciaran Thapar
3.26.19
News

net-a-porter drop dolce and gabbana following racism accusations

It caps off a very bad week for the brand.
Felix Petty
11.22.18
Opinion

white girls reinventing themselves as black women on instagram has to stop

As a recent Twitter storm brought attention to social media blackface, Emma Dabiri looks at the cultural history of this racist practice and its links to black women being perceived as sexually available.
Emma Dabiri
11.20.18
News

grindr's new campaign addresses its discrimination problem

The app also introduced new guidelines that ban discriminatory statements in user profiles.
Mitch Parker
9.20.18
News

how zendaya is trying to make hollywood less racist

The actress has said she makes sure her manager puts her forward anytime casting directors are looking for white actresses.
Georgie Wright
8.8.18
Opinion

grindr has a new app to address discrimination

Grindr’s upcoming rebrand to ‘Kindr’ says “It’s time to play nice” -- but what can an app do to solve the epidemic of discrimination among gay men?
Yusuf Tamanna
8.8.18
News

is london’s west end nightlife racist?

According to numerous allegations and anecdotes, yes.
Georgie Wright
7.4.18
Opinion

hero of the week: the grime artist who took on the tories over windrush

Marci Phonix wore a “No Blacks No Dogs No Irish” hoodie as he challenged a conservative MP on the deportation of British Caribbeans.
Charlotte Gush
4.24.18
Culture

what is racial bias training and does it actually help stop racists being racist

As Starbucks announce they will close stores for implicit bias training (after a manager called the police on two black men just sitting down), we take a look at the content of the training and what it can achieve.
Charlotte Gush
4.19.18
News

vic mensa pens a moving essay on palestine and racism in america

The rapper ties human rights abuses in Palestine to racist attitudes he’s experienced at home.
Roisin Lanigan
1.15.18
Culture

dee rees is a filmmaker about to flip the script

The director talks coming out, black characters and how she changed her up own story to become a serious Oscar contender.
Colin Crummy
11.17.17
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