There is an unequivocal push to shed light on the deepening racial divides that continue to underpin the Black experience in the 21st Century. Black liberation movements around the world, from the bustling streets of London to the southeastern coasts of Jamaica, have brought the importance of blackness to the fore. Not only as aContinue reading “Black Spatial Agency Matters: The Rise of Black Geographies By Malaika Laing-Grant”
By Ella Asheri My journey with white allyship began at university where I was part of a student society that held open and honest conversations about race. As one of the few white people in that space, I felt disturbed hearing so many experiences of racism in a university that I chose for its ‘critical’Continue reading “Ongoing Journey with White Allyship”
Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade. They, and countless other Black people, have been murdered by agents of this vicious white-supremacist system. They can now only exist in the public domain as symbols of a basic truth. A truth that refuses to be understood by racists and active proponents of this dangerousContinue reading “Black Lives Must Always Matter”
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Toni Morrison: Pieces I am Yesterday, I had the opportunity to watch the new documentary dedicated to the life of Toni Morrison. It was a powerful, emotional and gripping piece. I was left in awe of a great thinker, writer, mother and sister. The film started with Toni Morrison talking about what writing and readingContinue reading “Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am – A Review”
The distinction between Black feminism and white feminism has long been established, due to the triple burden facing many Black women of race, class and gender. Black feminists have and continue to, highlight the differences in their experiences and issues they are confronted with. On the key issues of family, patriarchy and reproduction, Black womenContinue reading “Why was the ‘Organisation of Women of Asian and African Descent’ (OWAAD) important?”
Many of us want to support Black British business, as many of us are aware of the narratives about Black owned spaces and know that if we don’t support first, others won’t . As a tailor, I know first-hand how important Black consumers have been in supporting me and ensuring my cliental grows. ThereContinue reading “Why we no longer need to look to Turtle bay and Rum Kitchen, the quest for Black owned fine dining?”