Favouritism, discrimination and racism is preventing BME coaches from working within English professional football by Colin Joseph Last month a 16ft statue of the world’s first black professional football player – Arthur […]
2014 marks the 125th anniversary of the world’s first black professional footballer, so where are the black coaches?
by Shane Thomas Today is International Men’s Day. According to the organisation’s website, International Men’s Day is, “…an occasion for men to celebrate their achievements and contributions, in particular their contributions to […]
by Huma Munshi Many women and feminist campaigners will not be surprised by the findings of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary that 26% of rape and other sexual offences are not being […]
by Kiri Kankhwende ‘Just over a month ago, 500 people drowned off the coast of Malta. As the International Organization for Migration describes, “two survivors reported that smugglers deliberately rammed and sunk […]
Afrofuturism is a topic that we have addressed on numerous occasions on Media Diversified. Now, it makes its way to the BFI. Film critic, journalist, and film programmer, Ashley Clark has curated […]
by Gee Ranasinha Every now and again I’ll get asked to give a presentation at some industry event or another, or to write an article. Such requests never fail to massage my […]
Anyone remember the character Tom Cruise played in the Paul Thomas Anderson film, Magnolia? For those who don’t, Cruise played Frank T.J. Mackey, a brash, loathsome motivational speaker, hiding personal trauma. Arguably the finest performance of his career, he is an abhorrent distillation of patriarchy. He runs classes on how to “conquer women” to a rapt male audience, opening the seminar with the mantra, “Respect the c*ck! And tame the c*nt!”
Influences from foreign media, and the manner in which they are presented to audiences, are changing Somalia’s cultural landscape and stunting the development and growth of Somali language.
In the latest attempt at unabashed apologism, Muslim groups such as the Islamic Society of Britain (ISB) have asked Muslim women to don a ‘Poppy Hijab’ in order to remember the Muslim soldiers that took part in the two world wars. Sughra Ahmed, president of the ISB suggested that these hijabs would “take attention away from extremists”.
Looking at Art Critically by Chan I love art, truly I do, but it really becomes a source of frustration when it is viewed as above critique. In many senses art is […]