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Crying in the archive: The story of Diana Bromley
A story of racism, mental illness and stiff upper lips.
race  History 
5 weeks ago by nwlinks
Trump rally: Like Ilhan Omar, I've also been told to 'go home'
Brilliant from @NeenaGmep, India-born member of the European Parliament.
race  eu  Uspolitics 
july 2019 by nwlinks
Harvard made the right call on Kyle Kashuv.
"To have a chance of getting into Harvard as a freshman, you have to show that you used your last four years better than the competition used theirs. We now see that Kashuv did not use his time as well as the competition, so he can’t go to Harvard."
education  race 
june 2019 by nwlinks
Navigating Blackness In Acting
My @APCOWorldwide colleague Chris Allen reflects.
march 2019 by nwlinks
Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes
Very interesting; part of Cambridge where I lived is singled out. Look forward to launch of full report.
race  ukpolitics 
october 2018 by nwlinks
Polling on Racial Discrimination Supports Nike Just Doing It
Consumers expect activism from their brands (by my @APCOWorldwide colleague Amy Garrick).
pr  race 
september 2018 by nwlinks
Mr. Johnson’s Shame
Jewish Chronicle on BoJo and the niqab: “Mr Johnson’s words were those of a bar-room bigot.”
ukpolitics  race 
august 2018 by nwlinks
With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age
The President of the Conference of European Rabbis writes.
islam  religion  eu  race 
july 2018 by nwlinks
John Mitchel, White Supremacist
The Irish Nationalist who supported slavery.
race  ireland 
may 2018 by nwlinks
The Last Slave
From Zora Neal Hurston’s unpublished book.
uspolitics  benin  race 
may 2018 by nwlinks
'The Simpsons' To 'The Problem With Apu': Drop Dead
Lisa, the show's unshakable crusader for justice, including in matters of popular culture, has been reduced to a mouthpiece for the lazy idea that asking for better representation is an unfair burden on creators; an unreasonable demand that things be "politically correct." That is regrettable, to say the least.
april 2018 by nwlinks
Edward and Catherine Despard
The Anglo-Irish rebel and his Jamaican wife.
race  History  ireland 
may 2017 by nwlinks
Same But Different
My friend Siobhán: "I can see the world as a white person and as a black person."
race  ireland 
february 2017 by nwlinks
My President Was Black
Ta-Nehisi Coates on Obama's presidency.
Uspolitics  race 
december 2016 by nwlinks
The Curious Case of Dorothy L. Sayers
Yes, I'd noticed this too - great analysis.
literature  race 
august 2016 by nwlinks
Dear Summer
Why @tochitruestory hates it.
race  uspolitics 
july 2016 by nwlinks
Matthew Parris: For the first time in my life, I feel ashamed to be British
Anti-immigrant feeling won it for Leave, and they know it. They used it, rode it and are complicit in it. I’ve been dismayed to see people I’ve respected descend to this. I never thought either that the reserves of xenophobia in England were so strong, nor that people who should know better would play upon them with such careless cynicism. I was doubly naive.
ukpolitics  race  eu  brexit 
july 2016 by nwlinks
Oh, So Now I’m Bangladeshi?
On hyphenation and nationality.
april 2016 by nwlinks
Black and Blue
Tochi reflects on race and the US election.
uspolitics  race 
march 2016 by nwlinks
A Jew in Bradford
My sympathy to @b_judah, assaulted by anti-Semitic @ukrespectparty supporters.
ukpolitics  race 
may 2015 by nwlinks
The facts in the "Muslim/Gypsy" burial case. (No thanks to Richard Dawkins.)
religion  race 
february 2015 by nwlinks
Strange Fruit PR
Why the Twitter Outrage was necessary.
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
Einstein: The Negro Question
"The more I feel an American, the more this situation pains me. I can escape the feeling of complicity in it only by speaking out."
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
The dubious Michael Brown pathologist
America! Where anyone can do an autopsy!
uspolitics  race 
december 2014 by nwlinks
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