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)

Your Rights When Being Questioned By The Police (193/365)

You never really think it's going to happen until it happens, and when it does you need to be prepared. Growing up as an African we tend to learn these things very quickly, and although I have been fortunate enough to have never been in that kind of situation, my brothers have, and honestly it's … Continue reading Your Rights When Being Questioned By The Police (193/365)

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)

Sometimes You Need To Break Up With Your Friends (165/365)

Friendships are one of those things that kind of take the sideline when it comes to the major relationships in your life. Maybe it's because of movies showing romantic love as the ultimate relationship to cherish, or just the fact that we don't really talk about it much as a society, but the friends you … Continue reading Sometimes You Need To Break Up With Your Friends (165/365)

Why Are People So Scared to be Single? (160/365)

I've been in many situations with many friendships circles where I've been the perpetually single person. Which in some cases baffles some of them, they're genuinley surprised and shocked by the lack of interest I had in pursuing a relationship. Whenever we'd meet up they'd ask the same question: "So Fatima, hows your love life?" … Continue reading Why Are People So Scared to be Single? (160/365)

Sometimes You Need Time to Recharge – and that’s ok! (147/365)

I've already written a blog post about the importance of 'me' time, but I thought it was time to write another one because it's so important. Sometimes the many people in your life all want to hang out with you and you can somehow end up with a whole week and no time for yourself … Continue reading Sometimes You Need Time to Recharge – and that’s ok! (147/365)