Hannah Rae writes about the late member of Congress and long time civil rights advocate John Lewis.
Print Screen Editor Francesca Sylph shares 5 documentaries to aid you on your anti-racism journey.
Do some films deserve to be forgotten? Not necessarily for their dullness, trashiness, or the sin of being an unnecessary remake – but for something more fundamental? Perhaps we should condemn to the dustbin of cinema history ‘good’ films that knowingly distort the truth of events, that misrepresent the reality behind their own stories, or […]
On 15 April, 1947, something in America changed. A highly symbolic gesture took place in Flatbush, Brooklyn. There, at Ebbets Field, the first black man took to the field of a Major League Baseball game since the early years of the National League in the 19th century. Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson, the now famous ballplayer, trotted […]
Tim Woolley reflects on the importance of referenda in securing civil rights, in light of the recent vote in favour of same sex marriage in Ireland. Right, rights. On one side of the Irish sea, the recent referendum marks a momentous day for all we hold dear: democracy, expressing the will of the people in […]