Articles by Koel Mukherjee
The Bristol-based celebrity historian talks about why he challenges the white-washing of British history… and the “pretty weird” relationship the city has with Edward Colston.
Davood Khayatain talks about institutional racism, media prejudice, and how Bijan's death has influenced his activism.
“We live surrounded by a wall, but through football we can break it down”: the Palestinian women using sport to resist oppression.
In the 1960s the council demolished most of Totterdown, in a planning disaster still remembered by Bristolians today.
There is anger in Bristol at what is being seen as yet another attack on refugees in the UK.
Domestic violence campaigners have been “violently” evicted from Cheltenham Road Library.
Domestic violence campaigners occupying the now-closed Cheltenham Road Library, are determined to stay put after a visit from the police and other unidentified individuals - one of whom made threats.
Women’s groups have raised concerns that a 55% budget cut to the council’s crisis fund will have a disproportionate impact on those fleeing domestic abuse.
A systemic squeeze is making it far harder for people fleeing violence and oppression to reunite with loved ones.
Community and self-build projects can play a small but important role in tackling the housing crisis
“Without the strength of my God there’s ... And without my neighbour there’s a strong possibility they would have killed me.”
It’s been a few years since I went to church, so one Sunday I did – sort of. The monthly Sunday Assembly at the Trinity Centre, like most churches, offers singing and readings, inspiring sermons and quiet reflection.