Why are women of colour still so underrepresented in academia?

Most students are likely to leave university never having encountered a professor of colour, especially a woman, writes Sadiah Qureshi Read More

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I too am Black and a Feminist: On the importance of Black British Feminism

by Siana Bangura ‘Sisterhood empowers women by respecting, protecting, encouraging, and loving [them]’, bell hooks declared in 1982 in her exploration of black women and Feminism. By default, when speaking about Black Feminism most will turn to bell hooks or Audre Lorde or another African American woman and quote her words and experiences. A quick… Read More

Black British feminism, it is collective and collaborative

by Sara Ahmed I am responding as one of the two ‘brown academics’ referred to in the article published here yesterday ‘Black – Political vs Ethnic’. I welcome the opportunity to discuss the words we use to describe ourselves, those of us who are ‘brown’ or ‘black’ and who stand out in the sea of… Read More