Dear White People, We Don’t Just Call Anyone A Racist (329/365)

Dear white people, Here we go again, I'm jumping on this letter format yet again because the 'race' series I started will never truly end, not until racism stops being a thing and that isn't happening in this century. Today we're going to unpack something.... something that sadly many white people believe and a lot … Continue reading Dear White People, We Don’t Just Call Anyone A Racist (329/365)

So, My Old Work Place Found My Blog Post About Their Racism.. (323/365)

Honestly, my inital response was laughter, not only because I can trace who spread it, but because their reaction was what I expected - they sympathised with the racist, because 'he can't help his personality', 'he's awkward', and 'he must have just rubbed her the wrong way'. They can't fathom that the post came from … Continue reading So, My Old Work Place Found My Blog Post About Their Racism.. (323/365)

“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)

Arguing with Racists Can Be Exhausting (178/365)

I've had many times where I've argued the good fight, against racism, sexism, homophobia but sometimes it gets bloody tiring and we lose the will to actually fight. I'm known as pretty argumentative in my circles of friends, and to be perfectly honest a big reason I studied Politics and Sociology in University is because … Continue reading Arguing with Racists Can Be Exhausting (178/365)

Bad Things Theresa May has Done as Our Prime Minister (146/365)

Theresa May is probably one of the most hated prime ministers we've had in a while, and that is saying something. Britain as a whole doesn't tend to hold love for their political leaders, but in the age of Brexit, Windrush and our ongoing homeless crisis - she's been pretty horrific. She may be crying … Continue reading Bad Things Theresa May has Done as Our Prime Minister (146/365)

I Went to My First Film Festival and the Racists Had me Shook (124/365)

I've always been someone who loves film, I studied film studies (which led to years of pretentious fuckery), I go to the cinema whenever I can and generally love talking to people about films. One thing I'd never done was go to an actual film festival and be around people who also love film - … Continue reading I Went to My First Film Festival and the Racists Had me Shook (124/365)