All posts tagged racism

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Gay Times Editor Fired As Offensive Tweets Are Uncovered

Newly appointed Gay Times editor Josh Rivers lasted less than one month in the role, before his twitter history of racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and ableist views was revealed.   It […]

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How Accessible is Frieze Art Fair?

Following our review of the Sculpture Garden in Regent’s Park, I went along to Frieze London’s Fair, an annual October event that punctuates the calendars of art collectors and enthusiasts […]

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Terrifyingly Divisive Memes for Really Confused Political Teens

I was recently asked at work to name all the US states that I could on the map, and, if possible, locate them. I named seven, and got four right […]

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Detroit: A Film with a Real Message at the Right Time

Amid the recent events regarding police brutality in the U.S., Kathryn Bigelow commemorates the 50th anniversary following the Detroit riots and the Algier’s Motel police shootings with her newest release: […]

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Director Tony Scott, Clairvoyant? – How Crimson Tide Can Serve as a Lesson to Us and the Powers that Be    

The first time I had seen this tense submarine thriller, I thought it was an exciting, well-acted and ideologically challenging piece of filmmaking.  However, when I recently revisited it, I […]

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The British Museum presents: The American (Unobtainable?) Dream

The American nation, currently in a politically frenzied state not that dissimilar from our own, still unfortunately showcases yet also battles scenarios of racism, feminism, and many more “isms”. The […]

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Get Out Review – Jordan Peele takes a Stab at Racism in this Terrific Horror Debut

Jordan Peele is a name synonymous with American comedy, in his dual partnership with Keegan-Michael Key. So when you see his name attached to a wide release, you’d expect something similar in this regard. Yet, with Get Out, Peele […]

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Why the travel ban won’t bring a halt to terrorist threat in the US

President Trump, after being in office for 12 days, signed 18 executive orders and memorandums. Surprisingly, the figure falls one short of the executive orders and memorandums signed by President […]

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One Night in Miami Review

I went to see ‘One Night in Miami’ on Saturday night at the Donmar Warehouse, which  follows a night in a motel in Miami, where Muhammad Ali, Malcom X, Sam […]