Race

25 September 2014

Exhibit B: artists must have the right to shock

It was a sad day for freedom when Brett Bailey’s work was shut down by a mob.

2 September 2014

Exhibit B: a guilty pleasure

Brett Bailey’s new show isn't racist; it just makes you feel bad.

19 August 2014

Sorting fact from fiction in Ferguson

Same old racism? Actually the riots show how much has changed in the US.

19 August 2014

Ferguson: this isn’t history repeating

The idea that US race relations are the same as they always were is ahistorical.

2 June 2014

It’s just not true that racism is on the rise

Racist ideology has been crushed, yet our society sees racism everywhere.

13 March 2014

Stephen Lawrence: why politicians can’t let go

It’s easier for politicians and senior police officers to focus on the sins of the past than confront the present.

7 March 2014

The racial delusions of Sol Campbell

Campbell wasn't overlooked for the England captaincy because he was black, but his claim reflects an unhealthy modern outlook.

27 February 2014

What’s behind racism today? Fancy-dress parties, apparently…

An Olympics-themed sorority party in New York has been condemned as 'racist'.

21 February 2014

It's time… for a film about CLR James

The story of James's life and works deserves to be told.