An interview with the founders, Andrea De Jong and Hanife Hursit, of The Creative Switch: turning the spotlight on Amplify’s Online Editor, Rupali Naik, interviews the founders of The Creative Switch on their recent growth, work, and experiences. Last week I was honoured to interview Andrea De Jong and Hanife Hursit, the two founders of […]
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 […]
The Attempted Coup of Capitol Hill: a mark on American history. Lauren Haughey comments on the recent attempted coup of Capitol Hill as a reminder of racial disparities and weak democracy. “We’re going to walk down to the Capitol and we’re going to cheer on our brave Senators, and Congressmen and women, and we’re probably […]
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 […]
Exeter Theatre Community open up about new “Opening Up” Initiative Print Editor Kamila Bell reports on the new anti-racist initiative within the Exeter Theatre community, “Opening Up”. The University of Exeter Theatre community is introducing a new collaborative initiative of inclusivity called “Opening Up”. On 14 June, Chad St. Louis, fourth-year History student and incumbent […]
Joshua Fundafunda discusses his own experience of the Black Lives Matter protests over the past month, and offers guidance towards how we can all be better allies.
New Online Editor, Ria Kalsi, introduces the new section of Exeposé – Amplify.
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 […]