Jones, in particular, faces the most interlocking and insidious friction as a young black female candidate. In news interviews, she’s asked why she thinks she has enough experience; canvassing the street, one constituent demands: “what are you going to do about the blight?!” In one scene, Jones attends a conference for aspiring candidates, but is only given 15 seconds to introduce herself publicly. Black women “do a lot of the groundwork, a lot of the legwork, we have a lot of ideas, but it’s not until we’re like 30+ that we are actually recognized as leaders,” said Jones. “People don’t perceive us as being just as knowledgable or as capable as them.” … [Read more...] about Represent: inside a timely film about the tough road women in politics face
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Buraq, from Cardiff, who studied biology, chemistry, economics and maths at A level, said: 'Neither my grandmother or myself spoke English when we arrived in the UK, and there were many days when I was unable to move. Initially we were only coming to the UK for a limited time however the Iraq War and ISIS terrorism attacks meant we couldn't go back. … [Read more...] about Chaotic race for university places amid mass confusion over appeals process: Scramble to challenge thousands of A-level grades before clearing deadline after 40% of exams are downgraded from recommended marks
While a spokesperson for the couple and the authors themselves have insisted the Sussexes were not interviewed for the book, buried in an “author's note” at the back of the book is this admission: “We have spoken to close friends of Harry and Meghan, royal aides and palace staff (past and present), the charities and organisations they have built long-lasting relationships with and, when appropriate, the couple themselves.” … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle and Harry latest: Prince was smitten with Meghan before first date as pair buy luxurious $11m home
Iris, though, had many good reasons to take this chance. Her Earth weekdays were spent in endless strategy meetings and leadership courses, and her week nights in the pub, drinking too much on an empty stomach, then eating chips on the bus back to her east London flat. Sauma’s take on graduate working life is bleak, but wonderfully dry. Iris worked for “Freedom & Co, a creative agency with outposts in New York and Amsterdam”, where colleagues made overearnest pronouncements on not using hashtags for a change, “just so that brands appear a bit more human”. Told to lean in, be more ambitious, more fist-on-the-table, Iris would bite her lip. “I don’t want to be a leader. Is that allowed?” … [Read more...] about Everything You Ever Wanted by Luiza Sauma review – would you move to another planet?