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

GTA is America

by Haseeb Azad When Dan Houser, head writer of the GTA series, commented on the prospect of a future 3D London-based GTA game he remarked ‘GTA is America’1. Grand Theft Auto has been around for over two decades and since its inception, it has put the player in the driving seat of an anti-hero character.… Read More

The Dark Hero – Gaming and the blackface

by Haseeb Azad Recently, Kotaku published an article by Evan Narcisse titled ‘Come On, Video Games, Let’s See Some Black People I’m Not Embarrassed By’ 1. The article itself was very well-written, highlighting the lack of black and coloured protagonists in video games (as well as films), but what struck me were the the user/viewer… Read More