Being Mixed Race
Level 5 Function Room at Royal Festival Hall
In the 2011 census over a million people in the UK classed themselves as ‘mixed race’ – but for some, the label is meaningless.
So what are the identity politics of the ‘Jessica Ennis generation’?
Broadcaster Reya El-Salahi; entrepreneur & blogger Alae Ismail; Kiran Yoliswa from Styled By Africa and Irish-Nigerian visual sociologist Emma Dabiri discussed the joys and challenges of being a dual heritage woman in modern-day Britain.
Chaired by Guardian journalist Emine Saner.