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...

Italian Senator convicted for racist remarks towards Cecile Kyenge

One of Italy’s most prominent politicians Senator Roberto Calderoli from the Northern League (Lega Nord) has been given an 18-month prison sentence for stating at a rally in 2013 that whenever he saw a picture of the country’s first black min...

Brexit: And the Empire’s elephant in the room

Last night’s crushing parliamentary defeat of the Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans highlighted as never before just how much Parliament, and indeed the nation is divided over leaving the European Union. Two years of bitter neg...

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...
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