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Video: Should Britain and the West return stolen African treasures?

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National Geographic admits to historic racism – but modern magazines are racist too

They are written by white people for other white people. [Originally appeared in The New Statesman] When I was in my teens, as an avid lover of magazines, I began to consciously seek out black publications. I had grown weary of magazines which either didn’t feature people of colour at all, or which contained articles […]

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Trump’s “shithole” comments about Africa, Haiti and El Salvador reveal the deep-rooted racism at the heart of Trumpism

Every time Donald Trump makes a comment about a non-white country, or a non-white person, it becomes increasingly obvious that his America-First agenda is a zero-sum game whose aim is to elevate all things white while denigrating anything and anybody else. In Trump’s world, everything related to whiteness and white people (neo-Nazis included) is right […]

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Lola on AMJoy: Discussing the shocking slave trade in Libya + Trump’s continued attacks on the media

http://player.theplatform.com/p/7wvmTC/MSNBCEmbeddedOffSite?guid=n_joy_libyaslavetrade_171203 The enslavement of migrants in Libya, as exposed recently by CNN, is so sickening that it’s hard for me to fully articulate the depth of disgust, horror and anger that I feel about this issue. From a human perspective, slavery is fundamentally wrong and should be offensive to us all, but it further pains […]