Petition to change the name of Exeter’s street Blackboy Road Since the death of African American George Floyd on the 25th of May the BLM movement (Black Lives Matter) and associated movements worldwide have marched against racism and made broad calls for change. This has led to a petition online lobbying Exeter city council to […]
As Black Lives Matter protests across the world continue to take place, so do calls to defund the police. News editor, Emily Im, investigates how and why defunding the police would work.
Hundreds attend Black Lives Matter protest and vigil in Exeter More than 1000 people attended the 6 June 2020 Black Lives Matter protest and vigil for George Floyd on the banks on the River Exe. The protest, named ‘Exeter Peaceful Protest Against Racism’, took place between 5pm and 7pm at Flowerpot Playing Fields. Many of […]
The University of Exeter’s Student Guild responds to the Unlearn Collective’s open letter for anti-racism.
An open letter to the Students’ Guild and University management seeking to “fully diffuse anti-racist rhetoric and policy into the University” has been signed by over 850 students and alumni.
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.
New Online Editor, Ria Kalsi, introduces the new section of Exeposé – Amplify.
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 […]
Neha Shaji discusses the University of Exeter’s covert imperial history.
Exeter City Council will be looking into the future of the General Redvers Buller statue on New North Road