ethnicity

6.11.19

Three Generations of Black Artists Tell Us About Working in the UK

Somerset House's 'Get Up, Stand Up Now' exhibition celebrates the country's creative pioneers – then and now – from the past 50 years.

2.8.18

The Everyday Racism You Encounter While Dating as a Person of Colour

"I've decided not to have sex with white people any more. I'm tired of being made to feel like I'm only around to fulfil their sexual fantasies."

6.23.17

Why Cultural Appropriation Is Given a Pass in Porn

A film in which a man uses a didgeridoo as a sex toy has thrown up all sorts of questions around why porn isn't treated the same as other media.

6.22.17

Movies with Diverse Casts Make More Money, Study Says

"People want to see a world that looks like theirs."

1.20.17

What Childish Gambino's Glo-Up Means to Other Black Nerds

He showed how you can go from outsider to award-winning auteur in five years.

12.19.16

What It's Like to Be Albino When Everyone Thinks You're White

I'm a Muslim Brit-Pakistani, but my pale skin and hair make everyone assume I'm white European – and yes, it's weird.

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9.10.16

What Actually Makes White People Scared of Talking About Race?

It took being gaslit on Twitter for me to realise that we won't be able to have serious discussions about diversity while white fragility exists.

2.2.16

Exclusive: New Conviction Data Tells Us How the UK Sells Drugs

Stats obtained through a Freedom of Information request show who sells what and where.

1.27.16

​Do Football Managers Pigeonhole Black Players?

In his latest book, The Secret Footballer claims that managers pigeonhole black players into certain positions. Do last week's starting line-ups support his theory?

1.10.16

Asian Rap's Biggest Fan Is a White Guy from Staten Island

The paucity of successful Asian-American rappers converts into a scarcity of fans. But to one man, a white man from Staten Island, Asian-American rap is the world. His devotion is rare and real enough to make an impact on the artists themselves.

11.24.15

​Desis on Deck: What It's Like Being a Brown Kid in Dance Music

Krewella, Jai Wolf, Hotel Garuda, and DJ Atish are redefining what it means to be South Asian in America—one all-night party at a time.

6.29.15

UK Black Pride Is a Pride Party That's Not Dominated By White Guys

I asked people at the London event about the cross-over between ethnicity and LGBT rights, and whether UKIP should have been allowed at Pride.

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