The Matter of Black Lives

The phrase “Black Lives Matter” is considered by many to be a controversial statement, a fact which leaves me in equal states of anger and confusion. In an ideal world, people saying “Black Lives Matter” would be questioned only for their desire to state the obvious. Yet, the idea that Black people’s lives, their very…

Is there Racism in 21st Century Britain?

This essay will explore the prevalence and nature of racism in 21st century Britain, paying particular attention to Islamophobia and British politics, media, sports and education.