In wake of yesterday’s events in Washington D.C., I’ve been inspired to write about why I think skin colour determined the Capital police and National Guard’s responses. Enjoy and feel free to comment. Wednesday 6 January 2021, will go down in history for many reasons. For some, it will be known as the day thatContinue reading “White privilege…still don’t believe it doesn’t exist?”
It’s finally here, 2021! So let me start by saying Happy New Year. I think it’s safe to say that most of us are happy to say good riddance to 2020 and we will welcome 2021 with open arms. For obvious reasons, this New Year feels extra special, as we all yearn for our livesContinue reading “Being uncomfortable needs to be the new normal”
There’s sooooo much to say about 2020, one thing I will say is THANK YOU for your support for my writing. I started to blog in response to the racial inequalities that continue to plague the world long after the summer of justified unrest. I needed an outlet to vent my frustrations, provoke much neededContinue reading “Thank you…”
When I was a little girl, I would spend several hours writing stories and creating characters inspired by the books I read.
Let me tell you a story about two families. For ease, we’ll call them Family A and Family B. Family A, a mother with two daughters, lives in Ohio, USA. Living in a poor neighbourhood, the mother was keen for her children to attend better schools. To do so, she used her father’s address asContinue reading “Forgiveness is key, but bwooooooy it ain’t easy”
In 2016, Colin Kapernick, an NFL player, decided to kneel whilst the USA’s national anthem was played as the start of an American Football game.
A friend of mine recently posted on Instagram a selection of phrases that have been said to her. One of the visuals she displayed said: “It’s on my bucket list to f*** a Black girl.” Unfortunately, this does not surprise me. As a Black female who has spent her entire career working in spaces dominatedContinue reading “Black p****** are not just for Christmas”
“Even pain has its joy,” said a wise Russian whose statement became a proverb.
The outcome of this year’s US Election has certainly churned out its heroes and villains. Dependi
Fun fact, I love rollercoasters. The topsy-turvy sensation of being tossed up and down at great speed is always such an adrenaline fix.