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How Dr Joy DeGruy’s theory of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome can help us understand types of Black Trauma

By Vanessa Hutton-Mills Black trauma is defined as psychological, physical and emotional injury from experiencing actual or perceived racism, including overt and covert racism (Carter, 2007). It has been a key feature of many African Diasporic communities, spanning several decades. This trauma has become an intergenerational part of the Black experience, as Black people continueContinue reading “How Dr Joy DeGruy’s theory of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome can help us understand types of Black Trauma”

Lessons on Windrush: The Lesser-Known Stories Behind the Windrush Scandal

By Christina Vassell On March 2019, Windrush Lessons Learned Review was published. It came almost a year after the highly controversial, almost heinous and yet government sanctioned offences against any group of persons within its borders in recent times.  In short, the Windrush Scandal was and still is, a British political scandal concerning those ofContinue reading “Lessons on Windrush: The Lesser-Known Stories Behind the Windrush Scandal”

BLAM UK’s Condemnation of the UK’s Equality Minister Stance on Critical Race Theory.

BLAM UK is one of the few organisations in the UK ensuring the United Nations International Decade of African Descent is being celebrated and championed in the UK. The UK in 2014 failed to ratify the decade. One such important activity and aim of the decade is that it Urges States to ensure that textbooksContinue reading “BLAM UK’s Condemnation of the UK’s Equality Minister Stance on Critical Race Theory.”

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