Black Lives Matter is not a subjective opinion and it’s about time that newspapers and the media were unequivocal in declaring that otherwise they’re very much complicit in racism. Peel back those layers of racist politicisation which make supporting Black Lives Matter seem more of a political stance than a necessity.
It was important for me to attend today and stand with black people for black people, observing social distancing rules, with a face mask, gloves and anti bac in my bag. Afterall if you can use all these provisions, just as you would when going to a supermarket, while limiting exposure then why wouldn't you?
I write this blog post in hope that it serves as a useful resource for those looking to find their voice when they’re not sure what to say or how to say it in direct conversations or on social media. It is the first part of two. I am learning to be comfortable being challenged … Continue reading Getting comfortable with feeling uncomfortable