These protests have nothing to do with racism: Black Lives Matter UK is pushing a debilitating, fact-free victim narrativeThe goodwill and naivety of many is being exploited to push a toxic agenda. An agenda that, if taken to its logical conclusion, would produce a new form of racial prejudice. As we’ve seen, groups of white people at protests are kneeling, apologizing and begging for forgiveness for actions they did...1 January, 2020
In defence of colourblindness: We must reject the new race essentialism that now passes for anti-racismFar from challenging the establishment, wokeness has become a means through which the establishment reinvents itself. Corporations and public figures can gain woke points by engaging in superficial gestures which win social validation and accumulate capital, while real social issues remain unsolved...1 January, 2020
Inaya Folarin Iman
Inaya Folarin Iman is a broadcast journalist and campaigner. She is a regular commentator on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Politics Live.
She is the Founder and Director of The Equiano Project, a forum to promote freedom of speech and open dialogue on the subjects of race, identity and culture. She is on the Board of Advisors for the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism (FAIR).