The UK Has A Terrible Understanding Of Race

  I haven't quite figured out if people here in the UK just have a really poor understanding of race and racism or if they are deliberately being ignorant.   I do believe it is a sad combination of the two, even though black people have been here since the beginning of time (don't let … Continue reading The UK Has A Terrible Understanding Of Race

Shaking Off The "Strong Black Woman" Stereotype

Photography by @gege_tribalunicorn One of my favourite bloggers Indigo Lorae wrote a post on being the strong friend, an eye opening piece for me. Shout out to Indigo Lorae for writing How To Be A Better Friend For Your Strong Friend. I never identified myself as the strong friend, mainly because what I believed it meant to be … Continue reading Shaking Off The "Strong Black Woman" Stereotype

Understanding & Utilising Your Privilege

I have already spoken about Understanding White Privilege on my blog, but after watching a few videos on YouTube I've realised that I haven't spoken about the privileges a lot of us have. We are bound to have one or more types of privileges. We all understand white privilege, and the not so subtle ways it is … Continue reading Understanding & Utilising Your Privilege

Why Is The Black British Struggle Ignored?

I'm sure you have seen all the conversation around Samuel L Jackson's comments on black British actors playing American roles in films. It's a real shame that the interview took an ignorant turn, because the conversation and discussions within the interview was very interesting and thought provoking. Up until the point where Samuel started to … Continue reading Why Is The Black British Struggle Ignored?