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Oriel College announces details of Independent Commission of Inquiry into Rhodes Statue

Oriel College has announced details of the Independent Commission of Inquiry into the Rhodes statue. Whilst the Oriel College Governing Body has expressed its...

“Cofiwch Dryweryn”: A Welsh History of Oppression

I am proud of how so many people in my town in rural West Wales have rallied around the Black Lives Matter protests. Fighting...

Learning From Blackface Comedy

conformism to a prejudiced society shapes our perception of humour more than we may realise

The Long Shadow of Edward Colston

'Colston is far from sunk; Rhodes' hold on Oxford is similarly far from fallen.' 

Black trauma porn, slacktivism, and chicken soup for the activist soul

TW: racism, police brutality, racial violence The torrential online aftermath of the murder of a black man: posts mourning fallen black victims, names added to...

Opinion – Britain’s education system must break its silence

TW: Racism During the six months I spent in Australia in Year 9 I learnt more about the history of imperialism, the atrocities committed...

NEVER fail to call out racism: the devastation of silence

TW: Racism, sexual assault  British society and campuses continue to live in denial of racial inequality entrenched in our communities. Removing the burden of racism...

Belonging and Burdens at Oxford: Confessions of a BAME Oxonian

‘I’m never going to feel like I belong here!’ It was almost a year ago when those words flew out of my mouth. I...

“Your English is so Good!” and Other Racist Microaggressions

TW: Racism Upon descending at Oxford railway station with my dad at the start of Freshers’ Week and waiting almost fifteen minutes in the queue...

Feeling (Un)attractive in Brown Skin – a personal account

TW: Racism The protests in the US spurred on by repeated institutional injustices against black bodies have opened up numerous conversations about race across the globe....

University’s response to racism leaves students “disappointed” and “distrustful”

Oxford students have criticised Oxford University’s response to racial inequality and injustice, in light of worldwide protests against police violence and systemic racism. The...

Christ Church JCR candidate steps down after George Floyd comments, college responds

A Christ Church JCR candidate has linked the protests after the death of George Floyd with "flour shortage", in JCR minutes seen by Cherwell....

Christ Church JCR president addresses ‘disproportionate’ motions from colleges

The president of the Christ Church JCR has requested other JCR presidents not to consider motions which he described as "disproportionate" relating to racially-charged...

The Open Casket of George Floyd

TW: Racism When Emmett Till’s 14-year-old body was exhumed from the Tallahatchie River and laid to rest, his mother insisted on an open-casket funeral....

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