Activism, Art, People, Policy, Skin Deep Meets

How do we map ‘invisible’ cities, and put the lived experiences of the residents at the heart?

Whenever I said that I was from Casablanca people would say ‘Oh, that’s so romantic!’ There is nothing romantic! Every image that exists in the collective imagination about this city comes from the Michael Curtis movie that was not even shot here!
How do we map ‘invisible’ cities, and put the lived experiences of the residents at the heart?
Activism, Art

Jay Bernard’s Surge, the process of documenting overlooked Black British history, and the struggles we are yet to overcome

Paying homage to the victims of the New Cross fire in 1981.
Jay Bernard’s Surge, the process of documenting overlooked Black British history, and the struggles we are yet to overcome
Activism, Art, People, Policy, Skin Deep Meets

Eugene Ankomah: an artist highlighting the problem of knife crime in the UK through collective community action

We need to talk honestly about the link between austerity and knife crime in the UK.
Eugene Ankomah: an artist highlighting the problem of knife crime in the UK through collective community action
Activism, Magazine, People

Skin Deep Futures

In looking to the future, Skin Deep platforms grassroots collectives that are working in different ways to uplift their communities.
Skin Deep Futures
Activism

Cultivating the everyday #BlackGirlMagic: The Year of the Rooster Monk at the Pleasance Theatre

Nkenna Akunna sits down with Giselle Gant and Nathalie Adlam to chat about The Year of the Rooster Monk at the Pleasance Theatre.
Cultivating the everyday #BlackGirlMagic: The Year of the Rooster Monk at the Pleasance Theatre
Activism

Issue 8: MOVEMENTS

Help us explore the lesser-known histories of black and brown activism, the movement of bodies to music and across borders, and what moves you and those around you. DEADLINE: 28th May 2018.
Issue 8: MOVEMENTS
Activism

Jollof Rice in an Underground Bunker

Because WWIII is inevitable, and in order to be prepared, we must learn the essentials: how to make jollof rice in dark and dire times.
Jollof Rice in an Underground Bunker
Activism

Decolonising Food: Recentering Traditional Foods in the Fight for Climate Justice

Challenging the ‘one size fits all’ attitude of the vegan movement in the West
Decolonising Food: Recentering Traditional Foods in the Fight for Climate Justice
Activism

The Journey Continues: Why ‘Akala’s Odyssey’ doesn’t go far enough

If we really want to see more POC rightfully engaging in the study of the Classical World, conversations need to be had in a language that people understand.
The Journey Continues: Why ‘Akala’s Odyssey’ doesn’t go far enough
Activism

Standing with the Indigenous Communities Fighting for Climate Justice at COP23

Why Indigenous Peoples took the stage at COP23 to end false solutions and fight for climate justice
Standing with the Indigenous Communities Fighting for Climate Justice at COP23
Activism, Skin Deep Meets

Everyday Activism 101

Skin Deep Meets Anna Himali Howard to talk creating handmade political pamphlets in the age of the internet and social media.
Everyday Activism 101
Activism

Making a scene: The spectacle in women-led protests

Women’s bodies are battlegrounds – but women also use their bodies to make battlegrounds of the streets, from the steps of Parliament a century ago to the gates of Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre in 2017.
Making a scene: The spectacle in women-led protests