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The British Empire is no badge of honour: why CBEs, MBEs & OBEs should be abolished

The British Empire is no badge of honour, so why are some of the highest accolades in the land given out in its name? It's time for a rebrand.
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The British Empire is no badge of honour: why CBEs, MBEs & OBEs should be abolished

Life lessons from a bowl of Lucky Charms

I brought in my 30th birthday with a bowl of Lucky Charms and a mimosa delivered by my beau, overlooking the ocean from a terrace...
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Life lessons from a bowl of Lucky Charms

The British Empire is no badge of honour: why CBEs, MBEs & OBEs should be abolished

The British Empire is no badge of honour, so why are some of the highest accolades in the land given out in its name? It’s time for a rebrand.

Parliament – just a playground with a bit of pomp and ceremony

What do you get when you cross football hooligans with toffs? MPs debating in the House of Commons. I won’t be pursuing a career as a Christmas cracker joke writer anytime soon, but who needs jokes when our political establishment is the biggest one out there? This isn’t going to […]

Life lessons from a bowl of Lucky Charms

I brought in my 30th birthday with a bowl of Lucky Charms and a mimosa delivered by my beau, overlooking the ocean from a terrace on the Pacific Coast of Mexico. It was the best birthday I’d had to date – and not just because of the exotic surroundings, company […]

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.

Growing Up Mixed-Race In A World That Sees Things In Black And White | MTV UK

Kristel Tracey describes how she may not be black enough or white enough, but she’s enough.

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”