Being Conscious is Exhausting

This James Baldwin quote perfectly explains how I'm feeling right now. It's been a week of deaths within the black community and the feeling of sadness and the anger has started up again. Sometimes I think about how much easier it is to go about your day not hearing or seeing these tragedies. It's horrible … Continue reading Being Conscious is Exhausting

Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”

A bank holiday in August only really means one thing.... ITS CARNIVAL!. If you didn't know every year during the August bank holiday Notting Hill Carnival begins. This massive event celebrating freedom of expression and also a reminder of the Caribbean islands many black people had left behind when coming to England.  This celebration of … Continue reading Notting Hill Carnival & “Black on Black Crime”