Elliot Ross

Elliot Ross

Dr Elliot Ross is a writer and researcher who recently completed his PhD in English Literature at Columbia University. He researches critical approaches to historical reparations, anti-colonialism and human rights. He has contributed to The Guardian, The Washington Post, Al Jazeera US and many other publications. He worked for five years as senior editor of Africa is a Country.

Racism

How the media and elites fuel racism in British football

The racist abuse suffered by Raheem Sterling on Saturday can not be blamed solely on Britain's 'white working class'.

How the media and elites fuel racism in British football

Scotland

It's time for Scotland to make reparations for slavery

Scotland should take responsibility for the major and highly lucrative role it played in the transatlantic slave trade.

It's time for Scotland to make reparations for slavery

Africa

When Melania went to Africa wearing a pith helmet

I find Melania Trump's choice of headwear for her visit to Kenya quite appropriate given the politics of her husband.

When Melania went to Africa wearing a pith helmet