Britain’s immaturity when it comes to racism

It’s official. Great Britain (GB) is a child when it comes to effectively addressing racism. I don’t make this observation lightly and when I say that my feelings fluctuate between frustration and apathy, I don’t do so casually.  Last week, the government released its report by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities. Before I divulge,Continue reading “Britain’s immaturity when it comes to racism”

White privilege…still don’t believe it doesn’t exist?

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?”

Being uncomfortable needs to be the new normal

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”

Forgiveness is key, but bwooooooy it ain’t easy

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”