The Winter holidays have been a perfect opportunity to catch up with friends, and with great friends come great chats. Conversations always inspire me, and when I was nattering with someone about some training they’d received on the subject of privilege, it made me want to tap out some thoughts on it. What is it?Continue reading “The power of privilege”
My top tips for using social media to be actively anti-racist.
Meghan Markle stepped foot back on British soil last month. Here are my thoughts on the media mania that follows her wherever she goes.
A reflection on what I want out of 2022. If I had to psum it up in one word, it would be “growth”.
This time of year often gets busy. It can get tricky too – emotions surface about the last year, overwhelm about to do lists and social events rears its ugly head, there might be disappointment about the things you thought you’d accomplish but didn’t…the list goes on. It’s no wonder there are a lot ofContinue reading “Self Care Survival”
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.
Wow! I haven’t wrottien since 26th August. That’s the longest I’ve gone without talking to you guys since I started Oo! That’s A Bit Racey! just over a year ago. Covid hit me quite hard at the start of September. While I was lucky, I didn’t have horendous symptoms, it did knock me for six,Continue reading “Covid Questions”
Are they? You know? Doing the thing? The thing I’ve been trying to encourage? Talk about race? I realise now that when I set out on this blog of mine, I set an objective that I couldn’t measure. Rookie error! I know I’ve talked a lot. And I’ve talked with lots of people too. I’veContinue reading “Are more people doing it?”
Who doesn’t get nostalgic on a birthday? One year on from publishing Oo! That’s A Bit Racey! I indulged in half an hour of nostalgia. I looked back through all of my posts, and thought about what I’ve learnt personally, what others have helped me understand, and what I’ve put out there into my circleContinue reading “One year on”
It’s been a big week (again) in the world of anti-racism here in the UK. After the England male football team’s last minute defeat in the Euro final, three Black players received a torrent of racist abuse. In actual fact, these players receive racist abuse every day, but this week it’s been particularly high profile.Continue reading “The I and the System”