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Celebrating Black History Month: 7 Black Artists Who Kill it in Heavy Metal and Hard Rock

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When you think of heavy metal and hard rock, ‘diverse’ isn’t the first descriptor that comes to mind; the genre is primarily-dominated by white men, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t talented black and POC musicians putting out excellent music. In celebration of Black History Month, writer Matthew Williams shines … Read More

Blacklisted?: The Colin Kaepernick Story

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Image Credit: [Time] For recent NFL fans, the name Colin Kaepernick may not ring a bell, however, those who have been watching since 2016 will certainly recognise the name. Kaepernick was the quarterback that led the San Francisco 49ers to the Superbowl in 2013, losing out the Baltimore Ravens in … Read More

University of Leeds’ Ethnicity Pay Gap Revealed

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The Universities of Leeds, Manchester, York, and Durham all showed similar results when reviewing the disparities between salaries according to ethnicity. In the request made to the University of Leeds, the statistics showed dramatic differences in salaries between ethnic groups. In the academic year 2017-2018, Black employees had a median salary … Read More

Nappily Ever After Review

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In a world that is being called out for cultural appropriation, black women’s hairstyles are praised when other races have them, but on a black woman they are often criticised.  Nappily Ever After tries to focus on the societal beauty standards placed on black women, especially when it comes to … Read More

World Cup win for diverse France

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Image Credit: [Getty Images] Sports Editor James Felton argues that multiculturalism off the pitch leads to success on it. Black History Month is both a time to celebrate the achievements of inspirational human beings, as well as realising how far, as a society, and as a sport, we still have … Read More

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show Castings 2018

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This year’s Victoria’s Secret fashion show is headed in the right direction with confirmed castings showing that this show is set to be one of the most racially diverse in its history. In recent years, Victoria’s Secret has taken many positive steps towards improving its inclusivity on the runway. In … Read More

Where are all the Black British Football Managers?

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Image Credit: [The Guardian] The Gryphon examines whether there are less opportunities available for black football managers and coaches in England. Does English football have a problem with employing black managers? Sol Campbell, winner of 73 senior England caps, certainly thinks so, blasting the FA as being “institutionally racist” in … Read More

Black History Month Should Stay Black

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Every year, Black History Month faces a dizzying array of criticisms. While it is easy to roll your eyes at the usual charge of ‘What about WHITE history month’, an increasing number of councils are scrapping BHM in favour of ‘diversity months’. While on the surface these may seem to … Read More

In The Middle With: Cassandra Joseph

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Featured on PhotoVogue Italia in May 2018, Leeds-based photographer, Cassandra Joseph, garnered recognition for her breathtaking visual styling. In this issue, we gain an insight into the creative mind behind the eye. At which age did you begin to create the content that you do now? I was around 18 when … Read More

An Insight Into Jeff Mills: The Techno ‘Wizard’

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Detroit laid the foundations for the techno culture we all love and appreciate in today’s clubbing scene. Take the time to thank and acknowledge the people who paved the way, with one notable character being Jeff Mills. Name: Jeff Mills Date of Birth: 18th June 1963 Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA … Read More