Nelson Cummins writes about the death penalty, highlighting the surprising popularity it still has amongst the UK public as a form of crime punishment. Dissecting statistics, and bringing in evidence of racial bias, he makes a very convincing case for why it can never be justified and should not be reintroduced to the criminal justice system.
In this moving piece of writing Rebekah Cheung writes candidly about her personal experiences of rape. She reiterates that sexual assault is never the fault of the survivor, regardless of how many times it has happened. She also highlights the disparity in support given to survivors of colour, who still to this day are less likely to be believed because of racial prejudice. Continue reading Recognising my Privilege within Rape Recovery
In a powerful piece of writing, Nelson Cummins underlines the immense importance of having ethnic representation on the TV screen. Highlighting the deeply racist response to Sainsbury’s Christmas advert, Cummins says that the representation of Black people and their experiences on shows like the BBC’s Small Axe, are crucial to tackling racist ideologies. Continue reading Representation Matters – that’s why Racists now hate Sainsbury’s