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The language of hate

Several years ago, I had a short contract working in the Communications team of a charity supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Sorting...
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The language of hate

Our silence will not protect us

Out of the horror of George Floyd’s murder, a spark has been lit. The civil rights movement in the US has a long history of...
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Our silence will not protect us

The things I don’t say out loud as a new mum

Just a few of the uncensored, unfiltered and irrational thoughts that have run through my mind during the first three months of motherhood.
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The things I don’t say out loud as a new mum

The language of hate

Several years ago, I had a short contract working in the Communications team of a charity supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. Sorting through the postal responses to direct mail fundraising campaigns was something akin to playing Russian roulette – would the envelope contain a cheque and kind […]

Our silence will not protect us

Out of the horror of George Floyd’s murder, a spark has been lit. The civil rights movement in the US has a long history of inspiring movements elsewhere, and the might of our siblings across the Atlantic has once again reverberated at a critical juncture for our world. Comments from […]

The Covid-19 crisis shows us who society’s real MVPs are

Is it just me or is anyone else getting seriously eerie vibes at the supermarket nowadays? I’ve been trying to maintain a keep-calm-and-carry-on attitude to the outbreak thus far, but seeing the aisles emptied of non-perishables and shopping trollies stacked with toilet paper gives one the sense that shit is […]

‘Yes, you can still be racist even if you have mixed-race kids’ | Metro

Dating and Relationships | Halu Halo Mixtapes

Halu Halo Mixtape on Dating and Relationships, where we share our experiences of lurve and dating as mixed-race women. Shit got deep!

What I want to tell the new girlfriend of my abusive ex-boyfriend | gal-dem

“I hope he doesn’t hurt you or convince you that you are less than you are. I pray you never put a silencer on your gut feelings. And whatever happens, remember: his attempt to diminish your strength is a sign of his weakness, not yours.”

Women of Colour Respond to Racial Sterotypes on Film | Marian Edusei

This film is intended to be a wake-up call for all women; for women of colour to unapologetically speak out about their experiences and for mainstream feminism to listen up.

London welcomes Trump | Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – TBS

Amy Hoggart visits London to witness the colorful dissolution of a very special relationship.

We need to talk about light-skinned privilege | Media Diversified

Kristel Tracey talks about the importance of acknowledging light-skinned privilege amongst black communities

Stormzy should be grateful? Tell the Daily Mail shut up | Media Diversified

Black and brown Britons have every right to challenge a government that doesn’t serve the country writes Kristel Tracey

What men can – and should – take from the viral New Yorker short story Cat Person | The Independent

“It made me feel like I could be reading about almost every sexual encounter I had up to my late 20s.” A girlfriend and I were sharing our reflections on “Cat Person”, the short story that has sent tongues wagging and keyboards tapping since it was published in the New Yorker […]

What do you do to feel safe at night? | BBC Three

“I walk around with my keys through my fingers like Wolverine”