My top tips for using social media to be actively anti-racist.
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”
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”
To celebrate the first female, mixed heritage, Asian, African Caribbean vice President of the United States being officially in post (three cheers for Kamala Harris!), today’s blog has to be about representation. Knowing that my daughter will watch the news and see a little of herself in the Vice President of the United States isContinue reading “See It to Be It”
It’s been a week since I “went public” with my blog and I want to follow up on my “Why So Shy” post, where I explained how uncomfortable it felt to put this out there, but concluded with my understanding that racism was more important that my discomfort. Well it’s funny, because I don’t feelContinue reading “Well, that wasn’t so bad”
I’ve been writing this blog, one of my favourite pass times of the last few months, for a while now. It’s important to me. It’s meaningful. And it’s relevant. So why have I been to shy to share it?