Black Feminism Seminar Series: “the work is harder but it is still the same”

Critical Race and Ethnicities Network (CREN) will be hosting 3 seminars (in May, June and July) to signal the end of CREN. Each seminar will be from 14:00 - 17:00, and will be held at the University of Sheffield. The seminar series references the work of the Combahee River Collective and the statement made by the Black … Continue reading Black Feminism Seminar Series: “the work is harder but it is still the same”

BCU Black Feminisms Event: Citizenship and Rights

This talk was given on 18th March 2017 during the "Black Feminism, Belonging and the Nation" Conference at Birmingham City University. Thank you for inviting me to speak at this event, and to engage in what have already been several productive (and compassionate) discussions regarding Black feminisms, belonging and the nation. Although our panel is … Continue reading BCU Black Feminisms Event: Citizenship and Rights

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