Why does Durham Pride need to be educated about blackface in 2017?

Durham Pride has apologised for booking a white performer impersonating Beyonce with blackface make-up. Marcus Stow asks: Do we really need to remind people that blackface is offensive in 2017?

Beyoncé and #HERO – a tale of misplaced outrage

In the aftermath of the rejection of #HERO, Jon B puts forward his view that whilst public figures such as Beyonce cannot be held responsible for the failure of such movements, they should still be subject to scrutiny for their failure to act.