Race and Media week
By Bim Adewunmi - 18 October 01:14
Kerry Washington, star of <em>Scandal</em>, is the first black woman to be starring in a US primetime network show since the 1970s.
By Nikesh Shukla - 18 October 12:24
It’s not often that Ranjit is at the pub having a universal experience with Steve, Bob, Andy, Joe and Paul. While Steve, Bob, Andy, Joe and Paul have their universal experience, Ranjit is off somewhere worrying about being brown. Probably because of his j
By Lu-Hai Liang - 17 October 05:48
My father swam from mainland China to Hong Kong in order to claim political asylum. His story remains one of the only ones with inspirational Chinese characters that I encountered while growing up in the UK.
By Yacine Assoudani - 16 October 06:38
Where are the Somalian faces and the realistic depictions of Multi-Cultural London English? What used to be a boundary-pushing British institution is rapidly becoming completely irrelevant.
By Elizabeth Pears - 15 October 11:24
When I was a child my skin was praised by both white and black women - but more by black women. A new film, <em>Black Girls</em>, is opening up the conversation on colourism, class and skin bleaching.
By Helen Lewis - 14 October 12:08
The New Statesman partners with Writers of Colour to bring you a week of reflections on race in the press, TV, film and wider society.
By Samantha Asumadu - 14 October 11:46
Samantha Asumadu, founder of Media Diversity UK, explains the background to its campaigns.