Activism

No police, no pollution: A vision for Black liberation in the UK

For BLMUK's Alexandra Wanjiku Kelbert, abolition and climate justice are part of the same vision for Black liberation
No police, no pollution: A vision for Black liberation in the UK
Activism

Climate justice means reproductive rights for all

Almaz Ohene on the racist, paternalistic legacy of using contraception as a ‘solution’ to climate change
Climate justice means reproductive rights for all
Activism, Magazine

Skin Deep meets Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors

In the context of renewed outcry against the continuing violence of the state against Black people, we turned back to Kareli Lizárraga’s interview with Patrisse Khan Cullors.
Skin Deep meets Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors
Activism

Introducing the Black Creatives Fund

Donate to support the work of Black writers, illustrators and other creatives who contribute to and collaborate with Skin Deep.
Introducing the Black Creatives Fund
Activism

When a mundane life for Black people is no longer fantasy

Confronting the realisation that a mundane life is a privilege only available to those who are not under constant threat.
When a mundane life for Black people is no longer fantasy
Activism, Policy

Resourcing Black Lives

You are not helpless in this moment. There is so much we can do to support black lives to flourish. We’ve compiled some resources and suggestions.
Resourcing Black Lives
Activism

Skin Deep presents: Untold stories of environmental justice

We are making a collaborative documentary that celebrates the powerful environmental justice work done by people of colour in the UK.
Skin Deep presents: Untold stories of environmental justice
Activism, Art, Policy

Otherstani: a world without borders, imaged from behind bars

Talha Ahsan wrote the poem during his time in prison where he spent 8 years in the UK and the United States without trial.
Otherstani: a world without borders, imaged from behind bars
Activism, Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza

What I long for is a place where we can opt-in or opt-out, choose to be invisible if want to, choose to be visible if we want to.
Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza
Activism, Art, People, Sonic Transmissions

Sonic Transmissions: Cassie Kinoshi

Cassie shares her process, influences, politics and the narratives that she's are inspired to tell.
Sonic Transmissions: Cassie Kinoshi
Activism, Art, People

Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution

Amuna Wagner reflects on her evolving relationship with diaspora, transnational solidarity, and revolutionary upheaval.
Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution
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?