Robots of Brixton

In wake of the recent London riots, just 30 years after the 1981 Brixton riots, Kibwe Tavares released his animated afrofuturistic, sci-fi short film about the future of Brixton in which robots are disenfranchised and tensions between robots and police escalate into violence. The end quotation from Karl Marx reads: “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, […]

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A Little History Lesson

During the recent London riots, David Starkey, a British historian (oh, the irony), had quite a few disparaging comments to say about the rioters and Black people, including that the “Whites have become Black.” Nabil Abdul Rashid, a British comedian, decided to do a rebuttal, giving Mr. Starkey another side to the story. Ouch!

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