Racism in Europe

Blackfishing: The beauty trend that preys on black women

By Kelly Mutizira  Every few months, blackfishing and cultural appropriation become controversial topics. While cultural appropriation,...

Racist Polish fans advocate for “freedom” for Chris Hani’s murderer

The return of live sporting events in Poland has seen a return of racist sloganing centered around the murderer of Chris Hani,...

#BlackLivesMatter: 10 Books By POC/Black Writers On Race

The wave of anger in reaction to the murder of George Floyd that sparked a new wave of #BlackLivesMatter protests in the...

What’s In A Name? Reflecting On Statues And Streets

The #BlackLivesMatter protests across the United States which were reignited after the murder of George Floyd, a black man, wrongfully murdered by...

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire Gives A Nuanced View Into The State’s...

The current political climate is such that anti-immigration and Islamophobic right-wing policies are fast gaining traction. From this climate emerges Kamila Shamsie's Home Fire,...

How To Feel When A Coloniser State Wins The World Cup

"Why are you supporting France in the FIFA World Cup? Because of Kylian Mbappé? But France committed/commits atrocities in Africa" If you exist in...

Our Fav “Players Tribune” Pieces This World Cup

We've seen their triumphs, their losses and their celebrations. But do we really know anything about the person behind the footballing legend? An American...

European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

Algerian Football Started As An Anti-Colonial Movement

Traditionally football or sports, in general, has been thought of as apolitical. It is a space where teams and fans gather to watch their...

Why South Africa Should Not Copy Europe’s Immigration Law

Ulrich Stege is a qualified immigration lawyer who is affiliated with the International University College of Turin. He is currently a lecturer at the...

Why The New Mo Salah Chant Makes Me Uncomfortable

The new Mo Salah chant from Liverpool fans has been taking the world by storm. Liverpool's number 11, Mohamed Salah has been leading the...

Trashing of H&M stores in South Africa endorsed by EFF top...

Earlier on Saturday, EFF members were seen entering a series of H&M stores - including Sandton in Johannesburg and Century City in Cape Town...

From Libya to Israel, the African migrant faces a dire plight

From the shores of the continent to Europe and Israel, there is no group of people around the world who are more abused and...

Emmanuel Macron can’t seem to stop his Africa gaffes

French President Emmanuel Macron seems determined to carry on the proud tradition of Western leaders making the worst comments about the people of Africa,...

Danish minister says giving Africans birth control will limit migration to...

It wasn’t enough that French President Macron believes Africa is a country, now a Danish minister believes contraceptives are the cure for Africa’s migration...

South African filmmaker thrown down the stairs by Airbnb host in...

A South African was the victim of an alleged racially-motivated attack by her Airbnb host in Amsterdam on 8 July. Filmmaker Sibahle ‘Steve’ Nkumbi was...

Hijab: A choice or compulsion for Muslim women?

Over the past few years, the cloth head covering worn by Muslim women - hijab - has stirred debate and made headlines...

Zwarte Piet: a Dutch tradition of blackface lives on

On the evening of 5 December, many children and adults from around the Netherlands and Belgium will get home from school and...

Hey Europe, you’re still racist AF

RExhibit A Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing Berlin chronicles. Am in Berlin as one of the writers on a...

5 more racist ads that will make you go WTF

People are freaking out over a Chinese laundry detergent ad – and rightfully so, because it's kind of explicitly racist. But, sadly, it's not...
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