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Even in our history month, black people are the repeated victims of cancel culture | Afua Hirsch
Consciousness about racism has grown over the past year, but we’re still being silenced for speaking out, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

29, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The IOC’s response to Raven Saunders exposes its hypocrisy around ‘political neutrality’ | Afua Hirsch
If the Olympic authority was really interested in building a better world, it would applaud athletes who send messages of social justice, says the Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

09, Aug, 2021 @12:20 PM

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We can mourn Prince Philip, but not the monarchy | Afua Hirsch
The Duke of Edinburgh may have been a man of his time, yet the royal family cannot be separated from the history of empire, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

15, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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For Meghan Markle, leaving Britain must seem more and more like the right choice | Afua Hirsch
The Duchess of Sussex, a woman of colour, has faced relentless media attacks – and had no protection from the palace, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

05, Mar, 2021 @4:54 PM

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On race in 2020, we took a step forward – from minus 10 to zero. We can't afford to go back | Afua Hirsch
Until this year, even talking about structural racism risked hostility, so there’s progress. If only the UK government felt the same, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

01, Jan, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The Home Office, mired in racism claims, now plans a mass deportation of black people | Afua Hirsch
The department broke equality laws and is banishing 50 people to Jamaica next week. These flights must be stopped, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

27, Nov, 2020 @12:57 PM

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With Donald Trump gone, Brexit Britain will be very lonely on the world stage | Afua Hirsch
The UK’s imperial delusions will not go down so well in a White House led by people with roots in Ireland, India and Jamaica, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

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12, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The injustice of slavery is not over: the graves of the enslaved are still being desecrated | Afua Hirsch
Brutalised in life, debased in death, the horrors are ongoing. That’s why Black history matters, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

08, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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As a female broadcaster, I know how 'lookism' holds all women back | Afua Hirsch
The ridiculous idea that women become socially, professionally or aesthetically redundant after a certain age has not gone away, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

24, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Racist responses to Marcus Rashford's campaign for children are no surprise | Afua Hirsch
The narrative of ‘personal responsibility’ is a way of blaming communities for the suffering of their members, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

09, Sep, 2020 @2:12 PM

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Claudia Rankine: 'By white privilege I mean the ability to stay alive'
The poet and playwright talks to Afua Hirsch about power, race and class, and her experience of being a first-generation immigrant living in the US today

Afua Hirsch

05, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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We should be free to talk about racism without being penalised | Afua Hirsch
Historian David Olusoga talked of being isolated and devalued in the TV industry. It shouldn’t have to be such an act of courage, says Guardian columnist Afua Hirsch

Afua Hirsch

27, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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