Amongst the various different issues in the news recently such as the Brexit shambles, Extinction Rebellion protests, the royal family ‘rift’ and the tragedy of the recent human trafficking scandal, racism in football has been rearing it’s ugly head time and time again.
It was a rainy Saturday evening, I was at the Pergola bar in Paddington for my cousin’s birthday celebration, and making my way to the loo when a black guy approached me.
After viewing Barry, the story of young Barack Obama on Netflix, I came to the realisation that no one is above the pursuit of self-actualisation. Continue reading “Are our differences arbitrary abstractions?”
In part 1 of ‘Is it a black thing?… Is it a woman thing? Or is it just me?‘ my girl Paula looked into an incident where she was ignored (at a professional event by a salesperson) which had her questioning if her race (black) and gender (woman) had an impact on the incident.
Unfortunately, I experienced a somewhat similar incident recently, which had me questioning what effect, if any, my identity as a black women had to play on the situation.