During the last election, the Conservative party pledged to tackle knife crime around the UK. In their manifesto, they introduced the policy of Serious Violence Reduction Orders (SVROs). Under this … Continue reading If we really want to tackle racial injustice, then ‘Stop and Search’ must be left in the past
This piece was sent in by aspiring journalist Maia Flora. She tackles a really interesting subject, that of relationships between mixed race couples. In our discussion for this piece, Maia … Continue reading East meets West…
This piece was written by aspiring journalist Lilia Sebouai. She tackles the ongoing refugee crisis, specifically the horrific events that have recently occurred in Moria, one of Europe’s largest refugee … Continue reading The fire that destroyed Europe’s largest refugee camp has been burning since 2015
The following piece is a condensed version of the final episode of our podcast series on racism. Make sure you check out the series if you haven’t yet! Governments throughout … Continue reading Why are we hostile to immigrants?
The following piece is written by 22 year-old Ken Livingstone who grew up in Manchester. Much like the previous piece uploaded to the blog, Ken provides a first-hand account of … Continue reading “You May Never Understand, But You Can Try”
The following piece is from Seun Odusanya, who shares her experience of growing up as a black British girl. She was made aware of her differences as a teenager, as … Continue reading “Am I Good Enough?”
Now, let’s talk about Donald J.Trump, the President of the USA. In Part 1 of this piece, we discussed the concept of freedom, which is a major strand of patriotic … Continue reading Land of the Free? (Part 2)
Eloise Savill grew up in Bristol and works in the modern slavery charity sector. In this following piece she reflects on historical remnants of the slave trade here in the … Continue reading How can we dismantle the structures of slavery?
This is part 1 of a condensed version of episode 4 from our podcast series on racism. The focus is on racism in the US today. Now, it is often … Continue reading Land of the Free? (Part 1)
Now, for this part, I want to turn our focus over to the world of sport. Let’s examine the way many black footballers are treated in the media. Sky Sports … Continue reading Is the UK Media racist? (Part 2)
This piece is a shortened version of the first half of episode 3 in our podcast series on racism. So far we’ve looked at the meaning of the term white … Continue reading Is the UK Media racist? (Part 1)
I’m sure many of us were overcome with excitement at the return of the Premier League last night. Whilst it took a bit of time to get used to the … Continue reading No crowds? No problem – 5 players I expect to shine during the Premier League run-in…