Posts Tagged: Diane Abbott

What is Misogynoir?

What is Misogynoir?

The intersectional oppression and devaluation of Black women in society. This blog explores the term’s origins, significance, and its implications for Black women in society. Moya Bailey coined the term ‘misogynoir’ in 2008, which alludes to the anti-Black and misogynistic racism that Black women experience, particularly in popular media and culture. The framing of misogynoir …

The Power of Diverse Representation in Politics

The Power of Diverse Representation in Politics

Why is it so important to have visible politicians from diverse backgrounds that are representative of the general population?  Much is made of debates on whether a politician looking like a particular group means that he or she will necessarily represent that group’s interests. Whilst it is true that no group is completely homogenous and …