History

Black Photography Commission: Black Lives Matter

Manoel Bolutife Akure’s striking photography series captures the historic Bristol BLM protest in June.
Bristol / History / Social Issues / / Rife Editor

Hidden Histories: Mapping the Unknown Stories of Jews in Bristol

Shanie points out Jewish landmarks that you may have missed around the city
Bristol / History / / Shanie Hagan

A short history of statue toppling

News of Colston's statue being pulled down spread all over the world - but its nothing new
History / Social Issues / / Rosie McCabe

Boycotting buses to toppling statues: placing Colston’s statue in Bristol's history

How the statue's toppling sits in Bristol's history is key to understanding its significance
History / Social Issues / / Hadi Sami

A refreshing recap of the Black Lives Matter protest in Bristol

Keziah and Qezz ask the young people of Bristol what they thought of the city's protest

Five rule-breaking photographers you should know

Qezz lists her favourite photographers who challenge the status quo.
Art / Fun Stuff/Lists / History / / Qezz Gill

The unseen history of Brandon Hill

Hadi talks us though the heady history of Bristol's inner city park, from trenches to pick-up spot 
Bristol / History / / Hadi Sami

Thanks to tech, classical music is far from dead

Natasha explains how technology is changing how much we listen to classical music
Arts/Culture / History / / Natasha Batorijs

Black People On Display: The Forgotten History of Human Zoos

Asmaa examines the hidden history of human beings kept in cages The other day I was searching for pictures of...
History / Social Issues / / Asmaa Jama

Uncovering queer histories: an afternoon with performer Tom Marshman

The Rife team interviews the LGBTQ+ theatre-maker on spirits, seances and aristocracy.
Arts/Culture / History / / Cohort 9