Farce over renaming of ‘racist’ Berlin station

For years, the name of metro station Mohrenstrasse (Moors Street) left Berliners feeling uncomfortable. The use of an out-of-date term for North Africans was seen as racist or pejorative. But when the transport authority said it would be renamed after…

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‘The racist questions I was asked at Eton’

In our series of Letters from Africa, journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani speaks to one of the first African students at the UK’s prestige Eton college about his experience of racism in the 1960s and 70s, and about his views on…

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