Poem: A Man of His Times


The tributes amass, the media chimes out the pre-rehearsed phraseology: “a life of service ... a man of his times” and woe betide anyone who begrimes with a smear of truth...

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Oprah, Optics and Oppression: What Meghan Markle's Interview Tells Us about the Iconography of Black Liberation


Meghan Markle’s famous television interview fits into a history of iconography of Black liberation, just as it exposes the inner workings of a white royal institution. For the first...

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Confronting the Heart of Darkness in New Film African Apocalypse


Our writer sits down with director Rob Lemkin and co-writer Femi Nylander to discuss their new film African Apocalypse which takes viewers on an emotive historical journey. “Haunting...

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Farewell Amor: Fitting In and Back Together Again


Our writer speaks to Ekwa Msangi about her debut feature Farewell Amor, which explores the pressure of immigration on families, including the loss of a sense of self and home. Farewell...

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Poem: The Case of George Nkencho


If this boy had been more prudently dropped into life on, say, a street with trees that throw out their annual yellow to make a welcome parade for the sun; had as childhood neighbours...

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Appreciating the Heart: The Immigrant Workers Keeping the NHS Going


An emotional journey through a new digital exhibition that shines a spotlight on the contribution of BAME workers to the NHS Heart of the Nation: Migration and the Making of the NHS,...

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France, USA, and the Fight for Black Lives


Social movements in the name of Black lives are gaining visibility internationally, but as part of this, the reallocation of economic resources must be prioritised on a global scale. On...

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