"Elmo is with his good friend, Lupita. They are talking about all the great things about their skin. For example, Elmo’s skin just happens to be very ticklish. Lupita’s skin happens to be a beautiful brown color. Skin can come in all different shades and colors. Isn’t skin just the best? However, ticklish or smooth or black or brown or white or tan, be sure to love the skin you are in."
“They are here because you were there…There is an umbilical connection. There is no understanding Englishness without understanding its imperial and colonial dimensions.”
'Where are the women?” has become a familiar query when we are talking about the creative industries. We would do well to add in an extra adjective or two: “Where are all the black and Asian women?” If talent is not nurtured, if it is not sought out and cultivated, there will come a time when there will be no black or brown elder stateswomen of television to call on in the UK.'