Laurence Fox: Controversial actor launches political party to ‘fight the culture wars’

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How Japan’s mask culture may have saved lives during coronavirus

“People know that they should wear a mask and be considerate towards others, so they wear a mask to show the people around them that they are following the rules — even if those rules are unwritten — and that no one can blame them if they get ill,” he added.

UA launches new cultural emblem for National Hispanic Heritage Month

RELATED: Election 2020: A breakdown of District 3 candidates Thomas Harris, the UA’s assistant athletics director, explained that while he had always been involved in heritage month celebrations for student athletes, when the marketing group fell apart, he requested to take charge of it. His vision of celebrating all cultural months then expanded the project […]

‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Interview: Show Boss Breaks Down the Six New Cases

TDM: Absolutely. There is a lot of these stories that could be solved. In Volume 2, especially the missing kids’ cases. A lot of those kids’ cases happened before 1990 when passports were not an issue, and nobody is going to question whether you are coming and going from the country with a child that […]

Com – the flavor of autumn

The rice became a newly-invented dish and had helped them survive through hard days. Through generations, locals added more skills during the processing of com until they found it tasted so good that it eventually became more perfect and even went beyond the village to win the favor of all the citizens.

UK tourism venues embrace the great outdoors to survive the pandemic

Meanwhile, museums and galleries are also rethinking their programmes. The Windermere Jetty Museum in Cumbria, which opened last year, has taken its Swallows and Amazons For Ever! exhibition outdoors in an interactive way, adding a Wildcat Island Campfires experience, where family bubbles can set up camp and toast marshmallows on the shore. The Science & […]

Britain can no longer ignore its darkest chapters – we must teach black history

I went to school in the 70s and the 80s, and the last thing I expected of my schools back then was that they would be the places in which I would be taught about black history. In my school, racism was ubiquitous and unrelenting, and not just from the pupils. For a year I […]

Edward Kamau Brathwaite obituary

Born Lawson Edward Brathwaite in Bridgetown, Barbados, he was the son of Hilton, a warehouse clerk, and Beryl (nee Gill), a talented pianist and one of the first black women to be employed as a clerk in Bridgetown. Edward attended Harrison college in the capital and was awarded a scholarship to Pembroke College, Cambridge, graduating […]

Poets speak out for refugees: ‘No one leaves home, unless home is the mouth of a shark’

Sode recently performed at the Southbank Centre as part of the Africa Utopia festival and he is an active member of the spoken word scene, where he performs as GREEdS (Generating Rhymes To Engage The EnlighteneD Soul). He can be followed here. Deanna Rodger: ‘On paper, no one knows I’m a different colour’ Deanna Rodger […]

‘We are living in disturbing times’: artist Barbara Walker on Margate and racism

The artist says the rise of the far right and her own experiences of growing up in the UK when racial divisions were front page news in the 1970s and 1980s, inform her work. “I grew up during the rise of the National Front; when Enoch Powell was spouting his rhetoric and it’s come full […]