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31 January 2023
Arts & Culture
Joseph Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’ meets Roald Dahl’s ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’
Noughts & Crosses explores a segregated world, in which daily life presents various struggles, inequities, and challenging circumstances
Wiley’s portrait depicts Melissa Thompson, a young woman the artist met at Ridley Road Market in Dalston, East London
interdisciplinary artists create new works, emphasising the experience Afrodiasporic communities in Europe, identity formations. migration and freedom of movement
An inspirational exploration of why women are under-represented in tech, why it matters, and what we can do about it
A new global movement to encourage and empower people of all backgrounds to celebrate their unique cultural heritage through fashion, hair and beauty
Africa in Focus
Themes covered include a mother’s love, belonging, sisterly bonds, migration, sexuality, gender, religion, repressed trauma and freedom struggles
A groundbreaking A-Z survey of the work of over 300 modern and contemporary artists born or based in Africa
Described as a ‘love letter to Nigeria’, the long-form series is steeped in science fiction, and includes themes of class divide and inequality
“It’s exhausting but I know my worth”: Grad Zine talks with the multifaceted Nigerian creative, ahead of her next show in London, in March
“I was hoping that they went for a dark-skinned girl for accurate representation like the cartoon. So, I was really happy when I got the role”
From cooking, cleaning, studying and taking care of siblings, essentially being the ‘second mother’ or ‘third parent’. Parentified children become hyper-independent adults
2022 was a very sombre year, characterised by soaring food and energy prices, record breaking temperatures, and the passing of Queen Elizabeth II
An innovative one year programme designed to build the capacity and sustainability of small organisations
Is Sunak’s appointment a triumph of EDI, or is he just another tokenistic pawn, pursuing dither and delay tactics against racial progress
“I’ve been stopped, singled out for my hair, my short dress. They search my bags looking for condoms to arrest me for prostitution. It’s insane”.
We don’t need more black billionaires or more black police ...officers.
We don’t need more black right wing politicians.
We need to transform social relations and redistribute wealth, power and resources
Walking, running, sleeping, driving. Begging for mothers. Begging for... air to breathe. Begging for mercy. And still nothing changes. It’s disgusting.
I don't know how much clearer I have to be. Black people can ...internalise racism in the same way that:
- Women can defend and protect abusive men and sex predators
- Working Class people can vote Tory
Here endeth the lesson.
9. My write up here. I'm not sure I've explained it clearly in this ...thread or in the blog post. It's a really complicated issue. But it looks like a monumental, epic screw up by the Home Office, which has simply buried its head in the sand for years. https://t.co/i6RNxMdC6i
1. Imagine a situation where the state has misunderstood its own ...nationality laws for 20 years. That state has either wrongly issued passports to tens of thousands of people and will now have to take them back. Or has wrongly denied citizenship to tens of thousands of others.
Just posted a photo https://t.co/sk1DQnIthI