Comic Relief and Stacey Dooley’s responses to David Lammy betray deeper issues in the aid sector

Shaista Aziz and Alexia Pepper de Caires of NGO Safe Space discuss how Comic Relief and Stacey Dooley’s insensitive response to David Lammy’s discussion of th white savour complex in the aid sector betrays deeper issues in many NGOs What does Stacey Dooley’s insensitive Twitter invite to David Lammy MP to visit ‘Africa’ have to do with decades… Read More

Political Parties Favour Asian Over Black Candidates

by Lester Holloway The Sunday Times reports that the main three political parties are standing 150 ‘ethnic minority’ candidates in the coming general election; 51 for Labour, 50 Lib Dem and 49 Tories. However, closer analysis reveals that the vast majority of these BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) candidates to be of Asian heritage, with… Read More

You can’t move for all the ‘tolerance’ in Britain

by Shane Thomas As I’m sure you’ll remember, a few months ago, I wrote a piece on the racist door policy of the club Libertine[1]. Such treatment is hardly an anomalous experience for people of colour, whether trying to enter public establishments, or just existing in this country. However, it appears that the UKIP leader… Read More