Naming African Caribbean people after the ship that transported them to Britain in 1948 distracts from the nation’s role in slavery, colonisation and systemic racism; while the celebratory tone of ‘Windrush Day’ is a distraction from the important mission of addressing past and present wrongs.
For the past couple of weeks I have watched helplessly with increasing sadness as coronavirus has wreaked death and destruction across the globe, crippling economies, accelerating existing racial and class inequalities, disproportionately claiming the lives of the poor and people of colour. Read more
I recently received the results of a DNA test from My Heritage and apparently, I have one of the most ethnically diverse profiles which includes 8 ethnicities: Read more
It’s so unjust that because of my race,
Whiteness and privilege pollute my space,