In celebration of Black History Month, two Exeposé contributors share their book recommendations. Catherine Stone discusses Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman and Clémence Smith reviews The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Beware: spoilers ahead!
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Lucy Aylmer, Deputy Editor talks to Bryan Knight about his time at Exeter and the importance of Black history
Lucy Aylmer, Deputy Editor, discusses the extent to which racism has been eradicated in the art world
Exeter City Council encourages residents to celebrate Black History Month Exeter City Council are calling for residents to celebrate Black History Month by raising awareness of Exeter’s black history within the local community. Black History Month is celebrated annually each October, and this year it has additional resonance within the city following the Black Lives […]
Ben Davis and Michael Galley look at Black sporting heroes of the past and present to mark Black History Month for Exepose Sport Ben Davis: Heroes of the Past At times of racial discrimination, Jack Johnson and Bill Russell’s careers proved that your skin colour should not be a barrier to success, inspiring many on […]
Black History Month 2020: A New Reflection Online Editor Ria Kalsi discusses the changing importance of Black History Month. We are nearly halfway through Black History Month 2020. This year, the importance of the month has taken on new, deserved levels of appreciation. However, the distinction of what this month means, both independently and in […]
After England’s most recent international was marred by yet more racist chanting, Print Screen Editor Jonathan Chern reflects on the cause and the complacent combat of football, sport and society’s entrenched issue.
For this series, Emily Im reflects on the historical significance and legacy of Mary Seacole. Mary Seacole 1805-1881 A reputable nurse and businesswoman, Seacole was skilled in treating people with cholera and yellow fever and used her medical knowledge to help countless soldiers during the Crimean War. Born in Jamaica—which was part of the British […]
Deputy Editor Neha Shaji discusses The Nine Muses, screened as part of Exeter University’s Black History Month series.
Emily Im reflects on the life and legacy of activist Claudia Jones – the ‘mother’ of Notting Hill Carnival Claudia Jones 1915-1964 Born in Trinidad, Jones was a journalist, political activist and intersectional feminist who established the Notting Hill Carnival and spent most of her life fighting against racial discrimination. At eight years old, she […]