A year after the Windrush scandal broke, Lara Choksey writes that we should be looking at the deportations and violence in the context of decades of state definition of who deserves care As Brexit turns the screw on a national consciousness split over who should fall under its remit of care, history is asking for… Read More
There is a War on Black People in Britain
Media Diversified founder Samantha Asumadu reflects on today’s news of the deportation of Black British people to Jamaica, the Stansted 15 case and after last year’s Windrush scandal, what seems like an escalating war on Black British people that the media must do more to challenge Last year Media Diversified published a series on the Windrush generation’s… 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
The Windrush generation: British citizenship and mobility control
Sundeep Lidher reflects on how stories of colonial and Commonwealth arrivals must be re-framed to recognise the Windrush generation’s status as citizen-migrants Read More
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