Update: CREN book on anti-racist scholarship and activism

The deadline for abstracts for the CREN edited collection on new directions in anti-racist scholarship and activism is 01 Feb 2017. As our original call noted, the focus of the book will be on how we as anti-racist might respond to the events of 2016, namely, Brexit and the election of Trump. Following discussions between the … Continue reading Update: CREN book on anti-racist scholarship and activism

Call for CREN Chapter Proposals: New Directions in Anti-Racist Scholarship and Activism

From Britain voting to leave the European Union, to the U.S. electing Donald Trump as President, 2016 has been a year of political upheaval and irreversible change. Whilst the Brexit and Trump votes took many by surprise, including pollsters and anti-racists, the similarities between the two campaigns make it difficult to view them in isolation … Continue reading Call for CREN Chapter Proposals: New Directions in Anti-Racist Scholarship and Activism

Why I love Beyoncé’s Lemonade

Prepared as part of Sheffield Black History Month, 7th October 2016, Sheffield Hallam University.. I need to begin with Evelyn from the Internets clip on Lemonade because it summarises why I and so many Black women fell in love with Beyoncé’s visual album. I find it incredibly difficult to write this presentation since I can and have spent … Continue reading Why I love Beyoncé’s Lemonade