Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

As much as I'd love to be informed about domestic and world politics every single day, sometimes I need to take a break. The break is to sort of decompress from all of the horrific news and honestly it's also to keep my mental health in check because so many horrible things are happening every … Continue reading Sometimes We Need Take A Break From Keeping Up With Politics (363/365)

Weird Ways We White Ourselves Up In Order To Assimilate (299/365)

If you haven't heard the term 'white yourself up', or whiteness being used as a seperate behaviour for POC, then you're either white, or don't know enough POC (or live in a country where this isn't a thing). For the rest of us living in a white mans world we kind of have to 'white … Continue reading Weird Ways We White Ourselves Up In Order To Assimilate (299/365)

A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

You've probably watched a film/trailer featuring your white middle class woman having to battle against inequalities she is facing. It usually features her having an argument, whether it's about fighting against marriage ideals, being a strong woman, getting an education and just generally being appalled by the double standards when it comes to how different … Continue reading A Lot Of Female Empowerment Movies Just Aren’t Inspiring (254/365)

“I’m Not Racist.. But.. ” (225/365)

Being the only person of colour in any environment is an isolating experience, especially if you're around people who have never experienced any culture outside of their own. In some cases you meet lovely amazing people who actually want to talk to you, learn about your culture and you both can have really adult and … Continue reading “I’m Not Racist.. But.. ” (225/365)

Weird Shared Experiences of POC in a White Space (220/365)

I don't know about you, but as a POC I find navigating white spaces have their own struggles that aren't written about a lot. We see the fun sketches which sort of make it into a joke, but the fact that most people from ethnic backgrounds watch them and relate to them really does say … Continue reading Weird Shared Experiences of POC in a White Space (220/365)

Reverse Racism is a Myth (22/365)

So picture this, you're sat in a room and everyone's talking about race issues. Everything's going fine, everyone's discussing how racism sucks and how it is still affecting people of colour on a day to day basis and then it happens. Your heart drops, your mind goes blank and you are faced with that one … Continue reading Reverse Racism is a Myth (22/365)