By now, everyone knows that Edward Colston was a slave owner, and that’s a good thing. For someone who profited from transporting 80,000 African men and men, of which 12,000 were children, the main thing he should be known for is the human suffering he caused. However, for centuries, the city of Bristol, which ColstonContinue reading “To remove a statue or not to remove a statue, why is this a question?”
Listen up, I’ve got something to tell you. Come closer, as I’ll say this only once. White privilege is not the reason why White people are poor. Got that at the back? Since last year’s Black Lives Matter protests, it seems some aspects of society are doing their very best to gaslight the Black communityContinue reading “‘White privilege’ is not the reason why you’re poor”
My apologies for my absence, February was an exciting month as I finally finished my manuscript!! Enjoy the read and thanks for your support. Let me start this blog by saying that I’m not a ‘Miss Know-It-All’ when it comes to achieving social and racial equality. I am also learning how to swim in anContinue reading “Placards are not always needed”
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.
There was Shirley Franklin, the first female African American mayor of the City of Atlanta who came into power in 2001, and I had the pleasure of working for her. During my second year at Middlesex University, I was awarded a scholarship to study at Spelman College, a historically Black college and university, also knownContinue reading “Before Barack Obama…”