Doncopolitan Musings

Black Lives Matter Doncaster – Where Racism And Classism Intersect

Black Lives Matter Doncaster protest organised by Olivia Jones

Understanding White Privilege in a Town With No Privileges. by Olivia Jones Doncaster, like many other towns in the north of England, is a predominantly white working class area. It is a town where people suffered in the Thatcher era and due to the continued false promises from the government, was lost in the fray …

Black Lives Do Matter by Glyn Butcher

Glyn Butcher describes his experiences of growing up in a mixed race family in Denaby Main in the 1970s. Please note this is a highly personal account where the writer has experienced racism. This piece features strong and discriminatory language from the start. Some readers may find this upsetting to read.  ‘Nigger Lover, Black Bastard, …

Celebrating Chinwe Russell’s latest project – ‘Art as a Response to Mental Health’

Chinwe Russell moved to Doncaster only a few years ago, but during this short time she has single handedly supported the work of hundreds of local visual artists, by hosting exhibitions, launching studio projects, and she is also the founder of Doncaster Visual Arts Fair,  held four times a year at Doncaster Market place. Chinwe …