10 articles about the #EURef that aren’t pale, male, and stale
In less than 24 hours time the polling stations will be open for business. For those who haven’t had their fill of referendum chatter, we’ve picked our 10 favourite articles about the EU Referendum, written by people of colour. See you at the box!
Two for one from Media Diversified’s ever on-point political column ‘White Men Dancing’; Kiri Kankhwende and Maurice McCleod take a long, hard look at the referendum circus.
Image: Operation Black Vote
2. Is Europe Good for Race Equality in Britain? - By Simon Woolley
The Founder of Operation Black Vote sets out his position that the EU can be a positive institution for black and minority British citizens.
Writer and lecturer Anindya Bhattacharyya looks towards a (then) looming media circus which will observe “all sides of this debate or pseudo-debate, competing and almost tripping over each other to see who can bash the migrants the hardest”.
Crime novelist Dreda Say Mitchell describes her experience sharing a panel, on the same side as UKIP’s Nigel Farage.
Politics student Qudrat Khan talks to her Mum about the EU, UK foreign policy, and selective immigration.
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The latest dose of The Voice’s excellent Brexit coverage- examining the issues black voters need to consider when deciding to remain or leave the EU.
Melanin Millenials Podcast host Imriel Morgan reflects on the inflammatory anti-immigration rhetoric in the EU debate- and her first-hand experience of racist Twitter trolls.
Chief Business Reporter of the South China Morning Post Enoch Yiu presents the potential impact of #Brexit on the UK’s trade relationship with China.
Image: Bristol Commonwealth Society
Grassroots Out (GO) campaigner Tamara Chabe presents the case for #Brexit: a chance for Britain to become an internationalist and self-governing trading nation.
A little light refreshment to round off a frankly, stressful referendum campaign period: the New Statesman’s Deputy Web Editor Anoosh Chakelian pulls together the vital stats on voters’ nutritional choices.
By Leah Cowan