Kanengo Diallo is a second-year student studying English Language & Literature at St Hugh's College. Outside of her studies, she has a keen interest in development journalism and exploring heritage in postcolonial societies. She enjoys writing about the intersections of race and culture in socio-political phenomena.
“Perhaps the only unifying thing here is the sordid outcome: vaccine nationalism is steadily endangering both its ‘poverty-stricken’ victims and the powers who perpetuate it.”
Kanengo examines the imperialist history and dangerous consequences of vaccine nationalism.
On the 13th of March 2020, Breonna Taylor was shot and killed during a failed no-knock raid by Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers Myles Cosgrove, Brett Hankison, and Jonathan Mattingly. On the 23rd of September, over half a year later, a charge was finally made. The indictment has little to do with Taylor’s death.
The Governing Body of Oriel College has released a statement recommending the removal of its controversial statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes, following an investigation into his relationship with Britain’s colonial past.
Students at Oriel College have condemned a speaker at the Rhodes Must Fall protest, following his comments linking police brutality in the United States with the Israeli army.