Whitewashing Britain: On the question of ‘when should we say ‘white’?’

    “The world, in a sudden emotional conversation, has discovered that it is white… Suddenly white folks had become ‘painfully conscious of their whiteness’, ‘the paleness of their bodily skins…fraught with tremendous and eternal significance’.”  –W.E.B Du Bois -The Souls of White Folk (1910:339)   It has been a month now since the “UniteContinue reading “Whitewashing Britain: On the question of ‘when should we say ‘white’?’”