Yasmin Alibhai Brown

Known for her sharp commentary on issues of politics, race and religion, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism in 2002 and the Emma Award for Journalism in 2004. She is also a radio and television broadcaster and author of several books including the acclaimed 'The Settler's Cookbook: A Memoir of Migration', 'Love and Food' and 'Who Do We Think We Are? Imagining the New Britain'.

i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web
Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman leaving The High Court

Lutfur Rahman has devalued the struggle for racial justice and equality, and for that I hate him

The disgraced mayor's sins against democracy are as despicable as his transgressions against those he claims to defend

Natalie Bennett, Leanne Wood and Nicola Sturgeon embrace at the end of the debate

General Election 2015: Female audacity has made the male leaders – all of them – look cowardly

The NHS is talked about incessantly by the men, but women voters don’t seem to trust any of them

The seven leaders of Britain's main political parties take part in the general election live debate.

Our politics are more confusing than ever — but we must understand what's at stake this election

The women impressed at the leaders debate, and Nigel Farage showed his true colours

A Palestinian child runs past a water tank that was destroyed in Israeli bombing during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in the village of Khuzaa, east of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip

The bravery of those many Jews who fight for a fairer Israel

Hamas is a wicked and dangerous force in the Middle East. But Israel is now more wicked and dangerous

As the election approaches pledges from the political parties are coming thick and fast

With venality, vice and degeneracy rife, it's no wonder that the public has lost interest in politics

After the latest eruption of donor scandals, how can any political party say they're not influenced by the rich?

The pressures for success on our teenage daughters are driving them to self-harm

Young girls, I fear, cannot be sheltered from external forces or the storms raging in their hearts and heads

Women protest at the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh

This isn’t an anti-feminist backlash – it’s a brutal war on women without rules

Wherever you look, women and girls are not safe, not thriving

Yarl's Wood in Bedfordshire, Britain’s largest Immigration Removal Centre

Thanks to Channel 4, we see just how appallingly Yarl’s Wood detention centre shames Britain

The TV expose that shows a system with brutality and callousness at its heart

Renu Begum, eldest sister of Shamima Begum, 15, holds her sister's photo

The jihadi girls are just part of a long line attracted to mad, bad men

Messianic fervour, millenarianism and magnetism can whip up female hormones alarmingly, and this isn't just confined to fanatic Islam

Political satire is funny, but it also causes cynicism and apathy

As the May election approaches, we need to pick up optimism

Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

Day In a Page

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence