Joseph Harker is deputy editor and columnist on the Guardian’s Opinion section. He also coordinates the diversity and inclusion strategy for the paper’s editorial department and runs its Positive Action Scheme.
He is a former managing editor of the Guardian’s features department.
He has edited the Guardian’s Week in Africa, its all-Black comment special issue, its Black History Month poster series, and the hardback book The Legacy of Apartheid.
Before joining the Guardian, Joseph was editor and publisher of the weekly newspaper Black Briton, and previous to that assistant editor at The Voice.