In conversation with Jimi Famurewa on 'Settlers: Journeys through the Food, Faith and Culture of Black African London'
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Sofia Akel is an educationalist, published researcher and academic, campaigning to tackle institutional racism in education. Currently, she is leading London Metropolitan University’s race equity work. Sofia also holds a number of writing and consultancy roles from publishing to music videos. Her work is seen in The Guardian, Channel 4 News, GRM Daily Awards, Al-Jazeera English and more
On the evening of 20th April the world collectively held its breath as the long-awaited trial for the murder of George Floyd come to an end. Guilty was the verdict. But this news felt bittersweet for many Black communities across the world. It represented the first step towards accountability, but...