Writing Elsewhere


We Spoke to the Author of ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race’

Protesters at Stansted Stopped a Charted Flight Deporting 50 People to Nigeria And Ghana

The Fight to Save the Biggest Women’s Prison in Western Europe

How the London Riots in 2011 Link Directly to Black Lives Matter Today

What Can We Learn About Prime Minister Theresa May from Her Time as Home Secretary?

How the UK Will Fight Racism Now That Brexit Has Won

What Can Sadiq Kahn Do to Make London Suck Less for Ethnic Minorities?

The Leaders of Black Lives Matter Showed Me That I Could Be Black, Queer and Fearless

What This Leaked Training Manual Tells Us About the Government’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy

Sarah Reed’s Death in Custody Shows How Britain Treats Vulnerable Black Prisoners

We Don’t Need More Bombs to Defeat IS, We Need Less Bigotry

The Tories’ Austerity Program Is Officially Racist

Why Police Can Whack You with Sticks, But Not Spray You with a Water Cannon

By Hating On Immigrants, Labour Is Taking Its Ethnic Minority Supporters for Granted

The First British Cop Got Sentenced for Violence Against a Student Protester this Week

Does London Offer Hope for Labour?

The Choice for Non-White Voters at the UK General Election Is Incredibly Poor

The British State’s Willful Negligence Is Killing Immigrants in the Mediterranean

Britain Kills Black Britons and Calls It ‘Justice’

The Independent

Conor McGregor somehow managed to defend his racism by being even more racist

Freida Pinto’s casting as the only lead female character in Guerilla erases women from the history of Black Power

G4S are not fit for the job of looking after children in immigration detention centres

I chose not to join the march against Donald Trump at the US Embassy in London today – here’s why

Calling the Facebook Live abuse video a Black Lives Matter kidnap is racist

Yes, Barack Obama was the first black president – but he didn’t improve the lives of black Americans

Dalian Atkinson was black and mentally ill – we shouldn’t be surprised he was Tasered to death

No, the Dallas police shootings are not the result of ‘black supremacy’

Beyonce’s Lemonade exposed the truth about who’s really leading the cause for racial justice today

Why is the depiction of black slavery considered art, and the protests against it censorship?

The Guardian

Piers Morgan, here’s why the Trump protests aren’t ‘endless hysteria’

Our ‘subvertising’ continues the fight for justice for those who die in custody

Being a black, British, queer, non-binary Muslim isn’t a contradiction

Welfare cash cards and spying: the Tory approach to unemployment

London 2012 protests: heavy-handed policing is an affront to rights

Olympics 2012: London is starting to look like a militarised zone

London Review of Books

Lessons Learned

Real Fear

Hard Stops

Keeping London Safe’

Not Radical But Paranoid


In Walworth


When is a ban not a ban?

On Ferguson, Black Lives and Solidarity: An Open Letter

Will the UK ever give up on its racist immigration policy?

Londoners organize as the Olympics swallow up their communities