Owen Jones meets Diane Abbott: 'Racism is meant to tell me I don't belong in politics'

Video The Guardian

Warning: this video contains strong language  Diane Abbott was the first black woman to be elected to parliament and ahead of the last election she received almost half of all abuse directed at MPs. She talks to Owen Jones about dealing with sexist and racist comments, the recent Question Time row, and her hopes for a new general election Continue reading... …

Read more »

Related Stories

The breakaway MPs are like a tribute act to the failed politics of the past | Owen Jones

21/02/2019 • 06:00 Politics The Guardian

Owen Jones meets the naked anti-Brexit protester: 'We are a nation of prudes'

15/02/2019 • 07:00 Video The Guardian

Whatever Luciana Berger’s politics, Labour members must stand with her against antisemitism | Owen Jones

8/02/2019 • 13:19 Politics The Guardian

Diane Abbott's treatment on 'Question Time' proves media and politics are entrenched in bias

4/02/2019 • 09:21 The Independent

BBC admits Fiona Bruce made 'light-hearted' comment about Diane Abbott to Question Time audience members

28/01/2019 • 15:57 UK The Independent

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott 'wreck' law to protect child abuse victims over death sentence fears

27/01/2019 • 10:35 Daily Mail

Owen Jones meets Tim Martin: 'Poverty wages? Don't ask childish questions' – video

25/01/2019 • 09:29 Politics The Guardian

Diane Abbott accuses BBC Question Time of legitimising racism

18/01/2019 • 17:44 World The Guardian

The treatment of Anna Soubry and Diane Abbott is exactly why I've given up on going into politics

8/01/2019 • 10:18 Video The Independent

More MPs should live in council housing. It’s not meant to be a poor ghetto | Owen Jones

28/12/2018 • 13:22 Politics The Guardian