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Books to Educate Yourself on Racism | Black History Month 2020

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge White Fragility by Robin Diangelo Natives by Akala Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad They Can't Kill Us All by Wesley Lowery Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Noughts… Continue reading Books to Educate Yourself on Racism | Black History Month 2020

Poetry

Invisible by Luka (Aged 9) | Black History Month Celebration

While we don't usually publish children's writing, Luka's mum, Sally, got in touch with this poem which we thought was fantastic. Luka's poem is about what it feels like to be Black. https://videopress.com/v/j8AMnGb5?preloadContent=metadata Here and there everywhereBut I’m invisibleI’m invisibleHappy, sad; angry, madBut I’m invisibleI’m invisibleView the world, just once like meAnd then you’ll see… Continue reading Invisible by Luka (Aged 9) | Black History Month Celebration

Poetry

‘Black and British’? by Dayna Francis | Black History Month Celebration

‘Black and British’ should not be a thing,It should be you, me, him, her, them and they,But people look to your colour and country for your story,And assume they realise your inner glory. It is why some people call me the other black girl’s name,I shake my head and correct them nicely but they do… Continue reading ‘Black and British’? by Dayna Francis | Black History Month Celebration

Poetry

I Can’t Breathe by Sunanda Shome

“I can’t breathe”, he said. Over and over again. The words have been suffocating me. They were muffled, they came out as gasps, and then they stopped. These very words have been repeated a million times in a million different ways, haven’t they? Can we not hear? Or did we stop listening? Do you know… Continue reading I Can’t Breathe by Sunanda Shome