Written by CS Bastos Gomes Pinto In Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon explains how black children in colonised Martinique learned to identify themselves with the white characters of popular magazines. White characters were continuously portrayed as the heroes of those narratives while, “the Wolf, the Devil, the Evil Spirit,
Written by Nat Illumine Introduction The construct of race has been a defining feature of the modern world since the sixteenth century, a form of categorisation that has impacted the entirety of the world’s population through its distinctions between white and non-white peoples based upon their global origins. Despite
By Daphné Mia Essiet I was 23 the first time I was asked to officially identify my race. The day I had to fill that employment form was full of confusion and concerns: I had been taught in biology that there was no such thing as ‘race’; that we all
Thursday 15 March 2018 7pm–8.30pm @ Kings Place, London Hosted by The Guardian, Gary Younge and Afua Hirsh will discuss “… some of the uncomfortable facts about race and identity in Britain today, as it relates to everything from slavery to Brexit and Meghan Markle to Black Lives Matter.
By Abena Wariebi Reporting from the Catalonian city of Barcelona, Abena Wariebi discusses national identity from an African-American perspective, assessing the differences between American and European conceptualizations of belonging. I have the pleasure of meeting many people in Barcelona who are curious about what has brought me here. A few days