In 2022 Why Do We Still Show Such Loyalty To Royalty?

Excerpt from Shane Thomas’ 2015 article Why Do We Show Such Loyalty To Royalty? When I was about 13, the Caribbean steel band I played in had a gig which included a brief appearance by Prince Charles. I recall our manager being adamant that we had to be on our best behaviour. This wasn’t new –… Read More

Opinion: Why Ms Dynamite should have said Thank U, No to the MBE | DIASPORA TALES

MOBO and Brit award-winning musician Ms. Dynamite was at Buckingham Palace yesterday to accept her MBE. She defended her decision as honouring her Windrush generation grandparents, but with the Windrush scandal still ongoing, author Vanessa Walters asks whether now is the time for nostalgia. The decision to accept or reject an MBE is personal and… 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