A panel discussion bringing together journalists and commentators to discuss the political challenges of today. How can we use this moment to inspire change, assert ourselves and bring less heard groups into the conversation?
Panellists: Hussein Kesvani (VICE), Reni EddoLodge (Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, 2017), Lola Okolosie (The Guardian), Stephen Bush (New Statesman), Nafeez Ahmed (VICE).
Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning journalist. She has written for the New York Times, the Voice, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Stylist, Inside Housing, the Pool, Dazed and Confused, and the New Humanist. She is the winner of an MHP 30 to Watch Award and was chosen as one of the Top 30 Young People in Digital Media by the Guardian in 2014. She has also been listed in Elle’s 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root’s 30 Black Viral Voices Under 30. She contributed to The Good Immigrant.
Lola Okolosie is an English teacher and award winning columnist for The Guardian focusing on race, politics, education and feminism. She is also an editor-at-large for Media Diversified.
Kim Sengupta is the Defence and Diplomatic Editor at The Indepdendent. He has reported from conflict zones including Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya, the Balkans, Ukraine, Georgia, Kosovo, Mali, Darfur, Somalia, Kashmir, Israel, Gaza and Northern Ireland as well as covering diplomatic issues in the UK and abroad.