In conversation with Angela Davis and Ilan Pappé Written by Clara Akiki. Clara Akiki reflects upon the recent talk (digitally) given by Professor Angela Davis and Professor Ilan Pappé at our university Two weeks ago, Exeter’s Decolonising Network hosted an online conversation with scholar-activists Professor Angela Davis and Professor Ilan Pappé. The guests discussed a […]
Lebanon: the Revolution Continues Clara Akiki explores protests past and present: in the wake of catastrophe, the Lebanese continue to demand change The Lebanese Revolution first sparked in October 2019. Today, in the aftermath of a devastating explosion that destroyed Beirut last Tuesday, the Lebanese persist in their fight against the ruling elite and corruption […]
The University of Exeter’s Student Guild responds to the Unlearn Collective’s open letter for anti-racism.
In light of renewed discussions of racism in the UK, an anti-racist collective of the University of Exeter has written an open letter to the university and Student’s Guild with demands to foster a greater anti-racist culture within the institution.
Zoë Wilkinson explains her displacement upon arrival at Exeter and the spark of a racial identity crisis.
Zoë Wilkinson shares her experiences of fetishised race as well as questioning racialised beauty standards in Exeter.
Justice Begins At Home Emmanuel Onapa writes on how black people in the US and UK are united in their experience of state violence and racial injustice. On May 25 2020, Derek Chauvin, a white police officer in Minneapolis, pressed his knee on the neck of George Floyd, an African American father, for 8 minutes […]