Adam Agowun

Remembering Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘the people’s laureate’

On December 7th, the celebrated British poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah passed away, aged 65. Dubbed a ‘true pioneer and innovator’, Zephaniah died with his wife by his side. He had no children, speaking openly about his struggle with infertility and how it had an impact on his relationships. Zephaniah,...
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Posted Dec. 9, 2023

Explaining French secularism: what is laïcité?

Muslim countries around the world have been in uproar at Emmanuel Macron’s response to some caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH. On 6 October 2020, Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher in Paris showed a copy of the now infamous cartoons that provoked a terrorist attack on the offices...
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Posted Dec. 17, 2020