In Britain, communities of colour have always found routes towards political organisation and cultural expression, even though these experiences have often been marginalised in dominant discourse. Contemporary struggles against racism – encapsulated in the Black Lives Matter movement and the recent removal of statues of slave-traders from major cities – are a fight over history itself.
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Oli Carter-Esdale explores the weaponisation of the pint and asks: where next for the hospitality sector?
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