My top tips for using social media to be actively anti-racist.
Antiracism is my passion. Getting more people talking about race is my mission. (Along with reading books and drinking tea.) But it’s impossible to work towards racial justice without also striving for equality for all people. The Equality Act of 2010 makes it illegal to discriminate against anyone based on these nine protected characteristics.
Have you ever followed an Instagram account, because you love the vibe, the aesthetic and the messaging, and then you meet the person behind it and find yourself loving it even more? Well that happened to me when I met Deshaun from Bloom & Flow.
Happy New Year to everyone, and a huge thank you to everyone who’s read and supported That’s a Bit Racey this year. It wouldn’t be New Year’s Eve without a round-up post….so here are my personal reflections on 2020. It’s going to be tricky to do this without using cliches, but what a year!
So this week was a great week! I was appointed as Trustee for Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature for Equality and Diversity. Myself and two fellow new Trustees, inspirational women who I can’t wait to meet, are bringing new perspectives to this charity that has already achieved so much as it celebrates its fifth anniversary.Continue reading “Trustee Me”
I saw a thought provoking Instagram post this week asking “what have you done since you posted your black square?” It was a powerful post, and one that halted my thumb from simply double tapping and scrolling past. What are we doing, and continuing to do, to support anti-racism? And more importantly, how real areContinue reading “A Focus on Optical Allyship”