The Tory MP is not the first to utter a phrase from the American Deep South.
Musa Okwonga attends the burial of a Syrian man, lost trying to cross the Mediterranean, organised by Berliners.
The launch of the Media Diversified directory aims to address the lack of diversity in the mainstream media.
The shooting of an unarmed black man by police in the small town of Ferguson, Missouri has provoked civil unrest, media fury and a debate about the community’s reaction. But riots, reporters' arrests and black anger are not the issue here – the death of Mike Brown is.
Jeremy Clarkson said the word "nigger" in a manner that was meant to be mischievously offensive - and I, for one, am fed up with being expected to serve up elegant, dignified and dispassionate responses each time one of his jibes against a racial group emerges into the airwaves.
Policy-making decisions must have their wider social, as well as economic, impact taken into account.