You cannot mention Grime and not mention Blackness, you cannot mention the art form and erase the people

by Shereen Abyan  To try to come up with a set definition of Black British culture would be difficult. The very idea of Black Britishness is relative. It relies on the intricacy of localities and waves of immigrant communities, melding into each other as they adapt to the limited institutional access given to them by the… Read More

Hidden, blurred and visible: migrant women fabricating a home in new spaces

by Dr Anna Sulan Masing If I scream in an empty room, will you hear me? She asked Because sometimes this feels like an empty room She said When you rush past me, in your busy moments, With colours I don’t recognise, Sounds that don’t feel familiar, And smells that itch my skin, My toes… Read More

Inter-minority prejudice in the UK and East Africa

by Samira Sawlani In my family we were told you “never marry a BMW, that’s Black, Muslim or White”, these are the words of UK born Hindu, 25 year old Daksha Parekh. Is this racism or simply an innocent foundation upon which certain communities are built? According to Daksha, the opinions of her family and a… Read More