Are we witnessing Britain’s first BLM monument?

Wednesday 15 July 2020 is a date that will go down in history. A black woman has been honoured in place of a slave trader in the UK. As brilliant as this may be, the installation of Jen Reid’s statue may not be a permanent fixture as this was not requested nor approved by Bristol…

Law and Order – The story of Marcus

Of all the areas of social injustice and institutional racism that negatively impact the black community, the relationship with law enforcement and the criminal justice system trumps all others. This is because this is where we see so many people of colour losing their lives. The primary duties of the police are to protect life…

A summary of a parent’s guide to Black Lives Matter

The next generation are the real change agents in our united battle against systemic racism. For really young children, this unique space we’re currently in won’t mean too much, however the NHS states that the first 8 years of a child’s life can build a foundation for future learning, health and life success. This means…

What if God is a black woman?

Ok, so I hear many of you gasp. My question is far from blasphemy. I will not be using this post to go into the depths of the history of Christianity, however I will be discussing its relationship with racism and challenging who could be argued as truly being God. The classic images that represent…

Schools – Stand up for black history

Education has become one of the clearest indicators of life outcomes such as employment, income and social status, and is a strong predictor of attitudes and wellbeing. An international team of researchers at the Economic and Social Research Council found evidence that suggests children begin to become susceptible to social influence when they reach age…

Black women! Break through hidden vulnerability and thrive in all your beauty

We’re in a time of significant change. I still question why the death of George Floyd created such a paradigm shift. I’ve been compelled to look into my own vulnerabilities as a black woman. Vulnerability: the state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally. So many of…