Kyra Daini is an MA Multimedia Journalism student at the University of Kent. Her poem ‘The Black Aquarius’ centres around the Black Lives Matter movement and the lived experience of Black oppression.
KD: “I wrote this poem in light of the Black Lives Matter movement, I was angry at the situation and wanted to put my thoughts on paper. This poem is about black restriction and the oppression that comes with stereotypes. The open conversations about race that have begun as a r
Written by Isabelle Gray Illustration by Ellen Stanton The British media is racist. It’s time all white journalists, like me, examine their bias and do better. 94% of the media is made up of white people, which is only the beginning of the issue. To me, journalism is about telling stories, providing information and perspectives the world was not privy to before. If 94% of all journalists look the same, how is it at all possible, or likely, that the stories of all ethnicities