Owen Frost explores the most recent removal of Blackface depictions both within television and film – and how they can effectively be torn down.
Nisha Chandar-Nair discusses the theft of Black culture in the fashion industry.
“Look, I don’t know if I’m going to have a career after this, but fuck that.” John Boyega’s speech at the Black Lives Matter protest earlier this year was powerful, ferocious and irrevocably moving. A […]
Harry Tong reflects on the response from the sporting world in regards to the shooting of Jacob Blake.
The recent Black Lives Matter protests have sparked widespread debate about many aspects of our society, from policing to intersectionality. But following the toppling of the Edward Colston statue in Bristol, much of the discussion […]
The latest Spike Lee “Joint” arrived on Netflix on June 12th, off the back of Lee’s 2018 critical success with BlacKkKlansman. Da 5 Bloods is Lee’s return to satirical form with focus on African American GI experience in […]
The struggle against racism and discrimination has once again been put on the world’s table. This fight has already been headed for years by Black Lives Matter, a grassroots movement that gave a shared name […]
Art has always provoked us to challenge ourselves and the world we live in. It could be argued that art’s main task is to perplex, probe and disturb. However, unlike other means of commentary, art […]
A fact: social media is not a measure of activism. A lie: this means we are allowed to be silent. Black Lives Matter is not a trend that we forget about as soon as the […]
The truth is that no one likes to feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. This is a difficult thing to admit when we want to claim that we are doing our best: we don’t want to make […]
We must stop idolising those who remain idle when it comes to social activism. It’s time to reevaluate who we are giving a social platform. Choosing to remain silent on important topics within social injustice […]
Sunday was perhaps one of the most momentous days in Bristol’s history. As you are likely to have heard, the statue of ex-slaver, Edward Colston, which has been standing in the city centre since 1895, […]