The need to be politically aware

When we speak of a new normal, I think we can all agree that we are going into a world where one needs to be in touch with the social injustices that exist in our peripheries and the world at large.

“Coolest Monkey in the jungle”: A nuanced understanding of racism

“Coolest Monkey in the jungle” are the words written on an H&M hoodie which went viral and received social media backlash for being “racist”. The outcry was the result of the hoodie being modelled by a black young boy from Sweden. Even though the mother of the H&M model found this hoodie to not be…