Tagged: Racism

New Amsterdam, British Guyana. (Photo: Getty Images/Popperfoto)

Buxton Spice

In her poem written in the voice of her grandfather, Lylaah Bhalerao explores the themes of nostalgia and strife. Buxton Spice won a competition judged by Daljit Nagra and has also been praised by...

Cecil Rhodes, the man at the centre of the controversy. (Photo: Wall Street Journal)

Rhodes Must Stand

The campaign to remove Cecil Rhodes’ statue from Oriel College, Oxford is a hollow display of moral vanity. It must stay. I was extremely disheartened last week upon reading that over a third of...

Protesters at Oxford University have pushed for the removal of Rhodes, who is seen as a symbol of colonialism. (Photo: Cherwell)

The Rhode to Racial Justice

The “Rhodes Must Fall” movement is driven by the desire to change Oxford’s attitude to race.  In a university where privilege still has a part to play, the statue of Cecil Rhodes needs to...

Why Race Equality Matters in Elections

The upcoming election on May 7 has been overshadowed by politicians exploiting voters’ fears about immigration, asylum seekers and Islam. Voters need an open and honest debate without inflamed jingoistic rhetoric; we must not...

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