A lot of ignorance still surrounds the term ‘colourism’. Many probably have not even heard of it before or do not know what it means. But as a crucial arm of global White supremacy and […]
The start of October marked the beginning of Black History Month but it seems some Bulgarian football fans did not get the memo. England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria was almost abandoned due to the […]
When people talk about privilege, it’s not a competition about who is worse off as some people frame it. It’s about acknowledging the struggles of people’s individual experiences whether you’re a person-of-colour, LGBTQ+, disabled, working class or female.
Statistics published by both The Gryphon and the University reveal large disparities between White and Black students in particular at the University of Leeds Black Students were awarded Class 1 degrees at the University of […]
In games across the globe, footballers have to deal with racial insults both on and off the pitch, prompting fans to ask whether officials are doing enough to prevent it.
England fans, players, coaching staff and officials had warned of this; and it made the racism feel even more vitriolic. The t-shirts that many of the Bulgarian racists – we shall call a spade a spade – were wearing made a mockery of the UEFA ‘Respect’ slogan, with the word ‘No’ placed in front. It was clear from the outset what they thought of these concerns.
Image Credit: Hullfc.com Rugby League has long been a sport associated with pioneering. The formation of the game itself was a leap of faith, with 22 clubs in the North of England rejecting the stranglehold […]
Image Credit: today.com In an industry filled with the stigma that you have to be a size 6, white skinned, blonde hair female to become a principle ballerina, Sierra Leonean born dancer, Michaela DePrince is […]
Black women in the UK are far more likely to die from complications surrounding pregnancy and childbirth than their white peers. Although death during pregnancy is still relatively rare in the UK, for black women […]
In 2018, 285 people died from a fatal stab wound in the UK, the highest figure since 1946. The rise of knife crime and its causes have been debated for many years now; cuts to […]