Part One: Ethnic Minority? No, Global Majority.

PART ONE Editors note: We asked 10 writers for their opinion on the classifications and terminology used to describe people. We stressed there was no right or wrong answer. Here are the results: There are a great deal of acronyms and labels used by society to address and refer to people who are not white.… Read More

Sexual Exploitation, Islam and the Media

by Amna G Riaz A few months ago I wrote ‘Is there a problem of grooming and rape in the Muslim Pakistani community?’ I argued that I was sick of grooming being framed as something inherent with British Pakistani Muslim men. I also argued that criminals should be treated as criminals, the media and politicians… Read More

‘Acting white’ – Bounty and coconuts

Black/Brown from the outside, white from the inside by Amna G Riaz I often hear this term ‘acting white’ being thrown about amongst people of a black or minority ethnic background (I will use people of colour or PoC from now on). Or the term ‘bounty’ or ‘coconut’ is used to describe PoC who in… Read More

Privatise the Royal Family

Royal baby, but what happens to plebs like us? by Amna Riaz Concerning the frenzy and ‘excitement’ over the royal baby, many news channels have again taken to depicting a homogeneous celebratory British society. Ah yes how proud are we to partake in the royal celebrations and so proud to be British. Wait, what, why?… Read More

Veiled out of discourse #AllWhitePage3

Racism and sexism, a double whammy for the Brown girl. by Amna Germanotta Riaz I have been following the #nomorepage3 campaign and am happy to see the progress made over the past few months. The campaigners quote The Independent on their About Us page: ‘THE PAGE 3 IMAGE IS THERE FOR NO OTHER REASON THAN… Read More