Category: Daily Discourse

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One to watch: Kojey Radical

One to watch: Kojey Radical

As grime continues to dominate dancefloors in 2017, it’s not the only inner-city sound to push black British music in bold new directions. Elsewhere, ...
Four Leftists of Color Share What They’ve Learned About Politics

Four Leftists of Color Share What They’ve Learned About Politics

ears from the next presidential election and more than 14 months removed from the 2018 midterms, liberals and leftists are locked in battle over which ...
Recasting traditionally white characters as people of color

Recasting traditionally white characters as people of color

A trend that we’ve seen more and more of is taking characters that have been traditionally white and casting them as people of color — think “Annie,” ...
Afrofuturism gets anthemic at festival of booming black creativity

Afrofuturism gets anthemic at festival of booming black creativity

Afropunk 2017 was, to use the parlance of its switched-on black crowd, lit. Although, each year, the festival gets criticised for betraying its “punk” ...
The ‘Girls Trip’ Scene About “Black” Lingo Will Hit Home For So Many People

The ‘Girls Trip’ Scene About “Black” Lingo Will Hit Home For So Many People

Black women don't get too many movies made about them in Hollywood, which is one of the reasons why I loved the box office hit Girls Trip so much. The ...
Pressure on Ofcom grows to force BBC to increase diversity

Pressure on Ofcom grows to force BBC to increase diversity

Ofcom, the media regulator, is facing new pressure to use its powers to force the BBC to increase the diversity of its workforce after the corporation ...
TV diversity scheme reveals 2018 details

TV diversity scheme reveals 2018 details

Initiative aimed at experienced professionals sends one participant to attend a showrunner programme in LA. London and LA-based media consult ...
Common Words and Phrases That Have Seriously Racist Roots

Common Words and Phrases That Have Seriously Racist Roots

Watch the words that come out your mouth — they just might have an unsavory history you don't know about or insinuate offensive things you don't mean. ...
The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility

The Sugarcoated Language Of White Fragility

For a while now, I’ve been thinking about how terms like “white privilege,” “inclusion” and “unconscious bias” all sound just... too nice. Don’t the ...
I’m a young, married, professional black father. And I don’t exist

I’m a young, married, professional black father. And I don’t exist

I'm a black, degree-educated, professional, committed husband and father in my early thirties. And to large parts of society and the media, I don’t ex ...
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