A portrait of Leeds Uni Alumni and Founder of Free Black University has been painted on the storefront of Co-op Leeds University Franchise Store, to celebrate the contribution and achievements of Black community leaders who have helped to shape society across the UK
“For every black scientist excelling in their field, there are hundreds of white scientists doing the same thing” How can we close the grade gap between minority-ethnic students and their white counterparts?
While the world of sports has certainly come a long way with regards to diversity over recent years, much work still needs to be done to ensure equal treatment of all ethnicities. In honour of Black Liberation and the continuing work ahead, Tasha Johnson speaks to Sharon Andrews, former UK athlete, to discuss her experience competing for Team GB as a black woman.
It’s Black History Month in the UK, and this year The Gryphon is celebrating Black Liberation within its print issue. Black History Month is of course commemorated nationally, but it’s important to educate yourself on […]
Supporting Black-owned food businesses in Leeds. One of the most direct and sustainable ways to support the Black community is with your money! Post-lockdown, this is even more important; it prevents the shutting down of […]
Allyship does not happen overnight. In fact, allyship is an ongoing process – a journey that I am still navigating. Yes, the journey can sometimes be uncomfortable but an important fundamental of allyship to remember is […]
Rachel Murray investigates how the environmentalist movement may be blaming the wrong people for environmental degradation…
A lack of Black history in our schools’ curriculum means that many important contributions and events in our society’s past are being overlooked. Following the impact that the Black Lives Matter movement has had when it comes to considering racism in the UK, what needs to change?
Following her feature for the Black History Month edition of In the Middle, we caught up with student and artist Carmen Okome about ongoing processes and projects.
Perry Blankson calls for a new interpretation of Black History Month, one that acknowledges the ongoing presence of racism this side of the Atlantic.
Sakina Amin takes a look at the life of a child prodigy who went on to become a famed nuclear scientist.
We spoke to Abigail from Black Feminist Society about their aims and ongoing projects.