We are not “belligerent,” “dark” or “bitter”

by Tele Ogunyemi Yasmin Alibhai-Brown’s recent article ‘Blend it like Britain’ is a masterpiece in how to simultaneously erase and fetishize people of colour. Published on 6th November 2016 in the Sunday Times Magazine to promote Amma Asante’s new film A United Kingdom, the article is littered with racist or otherwise problematic assertions about people… Read More

A Conversation with a Kenyan Sex Worker

“When I sell my body for money I am shameless, but when they sell their country for cash they become MPs” by Samira Sawlani twitter-follow screen_name=’samirasawlani’] As I dial the number I think about the way the media portray sex workers. Those stereotypes which would lead to one expecting the voice which answers the phone… Read More