How UK Corporates Use Business Jargon to Uphold Racism in the Workplace

Monday beckons and so does another pointless email about diversity, equity and inclusion, otherwise known as DEI. This buzz-phrase is now at the top of the list of corporate jargon in 2020 and is a go-to for C-suites to shamelessly and comfortably speak on how there is a legacy of passion for dealing with discrimination. … Continue reading How UK Corporates Use Business Jargon to Uphold Racism in the Workplace

All Briton’s Want is a ‘White’s Only’ Christmas and Boris Johnson is Set to Deliver

Undeniably, Joe Biden winning the election was more about getting rid of a white supremist and replacing him with someone who might “attempt to restore” some sense of morality. I use the phrase loosely due to the many obstacles the 70 something year-old faces ahead of his presidency. The challenge of restoring a morality that … Continue reading All Briton’s Want is a ‘White’s Only’ Christmas and Boris Johnson is Set to Deliver

Interracial Relationships: Breaking Up With My White Best Friend

George Floyd’s death created shockwaves around the world, and prompted many conversations between family members and friends about race. Some of them, for the first time. I had my own conversation with my white best friend about a topic we hadn’t ever discussed in any sort of detail- although it was always there in the … Continue reading Interracial Relationships: Breaking Up With My White Best Friend

Cultural Appropriation: Why Black Culture is So Valuable

And Why Black People Fiercely Protect It Cultural appropriation is when a dominant culture adopts less dominant cultural tropes. That is the set up. Dominant groups adopting from less dominant groups, for personal gain with a complete disregard of the origins. History has shown that appropriation is a product of imperialism and over time, globalisation. … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation: Why Black Culture is So Valuable

My Immigrant Story

Can you imagine what these exhausted people migrating would have thought when a large boat approached them after this mentally draining journey? Their hopes and fears rising to the surface in this moment, but rather than receiving a helping hand instead they received a camera shot and a boom stick. Continue reading My Immigrant Story