Adam Robertson Charlton responds to the Chief Rabbi’s criticism of Corbyn. He invokes his own background to counter erasure of left-wing jews.
CW: racism Anonymous Facebook platform ExeHonestly has been criticised after posts relating to neo-Nazi memes were published yesterday, 3 November. One of the posts read: “People’s favourite number? Mine’s 1488”, making reference to the fourteen-word white supremacist slogan “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children”. The phrase was […]
Issy Murray questions why tabloids and other British media outlets seem to be unfairly targeting Meghan Markle, especially in the wake of her new ITV interview.
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.
Emma Hussain writes about recent events involving complaints made against BBC’s Naga Munchetty and how this reflects the problems of impartiality faced by presenters.
In this Spotlight series, The Features editorial team have dug deep to keep you informed on outsider stories that were missed in mainstream news. London, as one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, represents for many a mentality of open-mindedness and progression, with 37 per cent of the population born outside the UK. […]
Why ‘anon’ is a woman of colour Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, highlights the value of events like FemSoc’s Women of Colour Poetry Night and the need to decolonise the arts VIRGINIA Woolf famously said that “anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman”. In contrast, the “anon” of today […]
Bryan Knight reports on the 20th anniversary of the Macpherson Report that labelled the Met ‘Institutional Racism’ This past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of Sir William Macpherson’s report into police handling of the Stephen Lawrence Case. The report famously labelled London’s Metropolitan Police as ‘institutionally racist’ and set out numerous recommendations. One must reflect on […]
Experiencing inequality – misogyny and racism in Exeter Growing up as a woman of colour, you’re taught to tone down your identity. We experience so many forms of casual to extreme racism, that you do end up silencing yourself. In my first year, I had a drunk girl come up to me at a party […]
FOR most of us it would be an awkward task: attempting to find the exact moment in our lives when we absorbed the data that comprises the broad spectrum of general knowledge. Christmas, tig-and-tag, the Olympics – our knowledge of these things arises from osmosis and are generally picked up through our childhood. Alas, knowledge […]