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The constant struggles of the pros and cons of humanity

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘faith in humanity’ several times and you’re probably wondering where the words ‘lost my’ have disappeared to. It seems that everyday you switch on the news, you scroll through social media or sometimes just step out of your house and something happens that makes you ‘lose your faith in humanity’.… Continue reading The constant struggles of the pros and cons of humanity

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An ode to Jesse Williams and why activism is not dead

Jesse Williams!!! My goodness I am trying to pin point the last time I have felt so empowered  by a speech- simply by the choice of words and the way they are strung together and the cadence in someone’s voice. The last time I can think of being so enthralled by a speech was probably… Continue reading An ode to Jesse Williams and why activism is not dead

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Update

Will get back to writing tomorrow- in the process of organising the #Oneisnotenough campaign to address the lack of representation of British BAMEs in the media and school curriculum. Follow @1isnotenough and Like our Facebook page One is Not Enough for updates, blog posts & videos on all things race and representation. We look forward… Continue reading Update

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Colourism- the ism that has got to go

  Quick explanation of colourism: Ok so many people write about colourism- and colourism is rubbish in every single way. How on earth can one person be better than another because of the shade of their skin? There’s no way. Makes no sense. It’s all nonsense. And many of us know that, so why do… Continue reading Colourism- the ism that has got to go

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Two woke girls and disliking compliments

That awkward face you pull when someone compliments you and you don’t know what to do  ‘I feel like people are too nice to me, I need someone to say something mean’. I have this strange thing about people being nice to me sometimes. If someone compliments me on my outfit (on a rare non… Continue reading Two woke girls and disliking compliments