Naming African Caribbean people after the ship that transported them to Britain in 1948 distracts from the nation’s role in slavery, colonisation and systemic racism; while the celebratory tone of ‘Windrush Day’ is a distraction from the important mission of addressing past and present wrongs.
Since the start of 2020 I have felt psychologically and emotionally drained. Read more
For the past couple of weeks I have watched helplessly with increasing sadness as coronavirus has wreaked death and destruction across the globe, crippling economies, accelerating existing racial and class inequalities, disproportionately claiming the lives of the poor and people of colour. Read more
I was thrilled to deliver a presentation on Black British Academics’ Ivory Tower project at the University of Texas on 12th August, hosted jointly by the Black Studies Dept and Center for Community Engagement. Read more