Black America

Slavery? What the Hell Were We Thinking? How the (White) British Should Be Angry (and Shamed) About Our Ancestors

Malory Nye | Posted 13.08.2016 | UK
Malory Nye

Britain too has its social legacy from the slave trade we instigated and benefited from. We live with our own racism and tensions based on that shameful legacy.

'12 Years a Slave' - An Oscar Win That's Not Necessarily Good News

Bonnie Greer | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bonnie Greer

The truth is that whatever nationality you are in the West, if you are black in the arts, you are corralled, parcelled out, mediated... 12 Years a Slave may make it even harder for black American filmmakers to be financed, to have a shot at clutching that Oscar, too.