Category Race/Ethnicity

Rashan Charles’ Case Is Reminiscent Of Mark Duggan’s, But Not For The Reasons The Media Will Have You Believe [Huffington Post]

Blog post on the recurring trend in reporting around black deaths in custody or after police contact. Six years on from Mark Duggan’s death. First published in the Huffington Post UK on 6 August 2017: It turns out that Rashan Charles, a 20 year-old black man, who died after police contact, did not swallow an […]

The Daily Mail’s current witch hunt is spreading like wildfire and it’s terrifying [The Canary]

An illustration of the Daily Mail‘s reporting on the black community. First published in The Canary on 30 July 2017: The Daily Mail has instigated a campaign against prominent black public figures who spoke about a recent protest in London. But the problem is that it took their words and used them completely out of […]

These women led the ultimate fight against injustice and its changed the landscape of workers rights ever since [The Canary]

The story of the Grunswick strikes told through an exhibition marking 40 years since they took place and influenced Labour rights and strike action since. First published in The Canary on 22 October 2017: “What you are running here is not a factory, it is a zoo. But in a zoo there are many types […]