Mixed-race models ignored by British fashion industry

From triumph in the White House to Olympic and Formula One garlands, via just about every stage and screen, mixed-race people have made massive leaps forward in the past decade: everywhere, it seems, except in British fashion.

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Talk: Being Mixed Race in Mixed Up Britain

As part of London’s Southbank’s fabulous ‘Women of the World’ Festiva l celebrating International Women’s Day last week, we were invited to discuss the ‘identity politics of the Jessica Ennis generation’ which you can listen back to in all its…

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George Alagiah – Mixed-Race Britain


George Alagiah, journalist and television reporter, briefly discusses the history of mixed-race in Great Britain. A specialist on Africa and the developing world, Alagiah has interviewed, among others, Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan and President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. His other documentaries and features include reports on why affirmative action in America is a ‘Lost Cause’, for the Assignment programme, Saddam Hussein’s genocidal campaign against the Kurds of northern Iraq for the BBC’s News Night program and a report on the last reunion of the veterans of Dunkirk. He shares some historical gems on mixed-race culture in G.B.  Enjoy!!

Elle T.