A slogan more frequently encountered on pro-police demos has been repeatedly daubed inside the Facebook headquarters, creating embarrassment for a corporation whose staff are overwhelmingly white and male: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reprimanded employees following several incidents in which the slogan “black lives matter” was crossed out and replaced with “all lives matter” on the walls […]
Thanks to Peter Holley for sharing this with me. The Finnish Foreign Ministry has launched a “don’t come” Facebook campaign in Iraq and Turkey: The thrust of the Ministry’s Facebook campaign is to persuade young men coming from conflict-ridden areas that it’s not work the risk and expense to come to Finland, said Finns Party […]
I’m currently listening to BBC Any Questions and, perhaps predictably, it’s filled with UKIP supporters following their success this week. Its astonishingly depressing stuff. But one recurrent feature has been the notion that politicians have continually suppressed free debate on immigration by “playing the race card” until Nigel came to their rescue and allowed the “silent majority” to […]
Curse this ranting audience member for making me warm to David Aaronovitch: If only this could be laughed off in reality. I find it hard not to be severely pessimistic when I think this through.
The Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies (REPS) PhD Network, is a vibrant community of PhD student scholars, supported by faculty, who work on research and study in the area of race, ethnicity and post-colonials studies. This network has grown organically over the last five years or so to become a creative and supportive community to […]
The BSA Race and Ethnicity Study Group conference will be held on Friday 31st January, 2014 at Newman University, Birmingham, UK. The deadline for the call for papers is November 29th and registration is now open for the conference. All the details are below: Mapping the Field: Contemporary Theories of Race, Racism and Ethnicity Newman University, Birmingham, UK, 9.45am-5.30pm Friday […]