Two weeks with OBV

I was warned on my first day in the Operation Black Vote office that I would be thrown in the deep end. I found this to be true when given my first deadline: a 400-word profile on four of the new BME Congressmen and Congresswomen sworn in to the House of...

ELLE Magazine: Young, Gifted, and Black

ELLE UK’s February edition brilliantly highlights young black British talent. Grime artist Stormzy headlines the cover and is joined throughout the issue by a collective of young black Britons who inspire him. Stormzy writes about the need to i...

Racism on the Increase in ‘Hostile Britain’

A violent racist attack of a London bus driver in December last year can be seen as emblematic of everyday racism in increasingly hostile Britain. In late December 2018, a horrifying video emerged of a London bus driver being told “I hope you g...

Frank Wang Reaches Crowd-funding Target #peoplepower

People like Frank Wang, dubbed ‘Bethnal Green’s most popular coffee vendor’, aren’t supposed to win. He has no political power, no financial clout, and he didn’t even have co-workers to call upon to help when he was being pu...
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