To Everyone Who Defends Their Racist Friend (324/365)

I think it's safe to say the theme of this week is racism, and it's inspired by pure pettiness - I wish I was a better person, but I'm really not. Now we all have one friend who's about a decade or two behind with everything, the ones who complain about political correctness or are … Continue reading To Everyone Who Defends Their Racist Friend (324/365)

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)

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)

The Problem with White Liberals (294/365)

When you first initially hear about white liberals, the loud leftists and anyone who really identifies with this title you think it's a positive. They're claiming to want equality, free will and on the surface seem like they do care about a lot of important issues like racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia and islamophobia, but the … Continue reading The Problem with White Liberals (294/365)

I Can’t Watch White Makeup Influencers Anymore (189/365)

Before anyone screams that this is 'reverse racism' or any form of discrimination, hear me out. So as someone who is African I've watched a lot of white people do their makeup on Youtube, at some point it was the main demographic of influencers and honestly they taught me a lot. I also have to … Continue reading I Can’t Watch White Makeup Influencers Anymore (189/365)

Mental Health is NOT Exclusive to White People (94/365)

I don't know how, or why this is a thing that needs to be discussed, but it's really important! In a lot of ethnic communities there is a serious lack of understanding when it comes to mental health and it's impact of the people suffering from it. Depression and anxiety are the unseen epidemics of … Continue reading Mental Health is NOT Exclusive to White People (94/365)

How To: Be a Good Minority (92/365)

Growing up as an ethnic minority is a weird experience, you're firstly thrown into a society that see's you as 'less than' or as an 'other'. In that same society, they somehow expect you to cater to the thoughts, feelings and emotions of the majority, and work to really ignore all of the racism, sexism … Continue reading How To: Be a Good Minority (92/365)

Dear White people.. (87/365)

A post inspired by the film and TV series Dear White people. Dear White People, Stop trying to touch my hair, it make me feel like an exotic animal and honestly it comes from a place of fetishism. I never mind when people ask to touch it, but unsolicited touching is a no no. Dear … Continue reading Dear White people.. (87/365)

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)