Elijah Lawal is an author and diversity activist who works for Google as PR Manager by day. His book is a definitive guide to combating racist stereotypes against the black community. A friendly and knowledgeable individual.
Interviewed by Kitty Walsh, BA History and World Philosophies With the publication last month of the best-selling story of grime artist Stormzy’s meteoric rise to fame, Jude Blay Yawson has been everywhere, from Jonathan Ross, BBC1, The Financial Times, Capital to Kiss FM and The Guardian (among others). Here, the ex-SOAS student himself answers some […]
Interviewed by Sumayya Hasan Dr Kehinde Andrews is Associate Professor in Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Birmingham City University. In 2013, Dr Andrews published his first book “Resisting Racism: Race, Inequality and the Black Supplementary School Movement”. He is now Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research, founder of the Organisation of Black Unity, […]
Nikheel Gorolay, MA Intensive South Asian Studies N: I imagine Black History Month is keeping you very busy, but I’m interested in any shifts you’ve noticed in the public discourse surrounding Black History. Do you think it’s spurring ongoing conversations on Black culture throughout the year, or becoming a narrow window of focus where there’s […]