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Biting masquerade and compassion – Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus

The Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace. I’ve lost count how many times I’ve stood by this fountain with Mauritian friends...
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Black history month – A tale of two quotes

“Are you seriously still teaching it?”  Years ago, when I taught in Brixton, I had a conversation with my Teaching...
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Cut this out!

The liberal-leaning Mother Jones website recently published an article under the headline “Racial resentment is down since 2016”. The article,...
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The Woke Outrage Against Dakota Fanning

The Woke Outrage Against Dakota Fanning

The online mob of commentariats have again got their high-handed politically correct digits in a twist over the ongoing storm...
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The myth of black britain

There are few things I find more annoying (and intellectually lazy) than the homogenising of groups on the grounds of...
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Integration and Dissatisfaction for British Ethnic Minorities

Integration and Dissatisfaction for British Ethnic Minorities

Welcome to third and final installment of my three-part blog series on the effects of social integration for the UK’s...
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Social Integration and Trust: Friendship and Employment Networks of British Ethnic Minorities

Social Integration and Trust: Friendship and Employment Networks of British Ethnic Minorities

Welcome to the second blog of my three-part series with All in Britain, which is modelled on the three main...
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Football and the anti-racism lobby

Football and the anti-racism lobby

Recently, The Times newspaper published what it called a “manifesto to fight racism” in football. This comes in the wake of a series of...
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Only human

Only human

Martin Parr is a delightful photographer. His bright, sweet shop sense of colour oozes fun, humour, eccentricity and a sense...
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Social Integration and Heightened Reporting of Discrimination

Social Integration and Heightened Reporting of Discrimination

Discrimination remains a hotly-debated issue in multi-ethnic, religiously diverse democracies such as the UK. The UK labour market continues to...
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