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Mixed Experiences, Growing Up 'Quarter-Caste'.

Firstly, excuse the words in the title. I have never and will never refer to myself as ‘quarter-caste’ however it made for a more interesting title than ‘Growing Up 3/4 Black, 1/4 White’ or ‘Growing Up Mixed Race’ as most people identify me as Black. 652 more words

Black History Month

Black History Month – Making a difference with diversity

‘Too white, too male, too middle class.’ It’s a soundbite we hear too often in the UK, and in 2013 was the words of an independent review Government review into skills and leadership in the voluntary sector, led by Dame Mary Marsh. 554 more words


Flat Shachaamah

A few days ago, one of my mother’s friends sent her an assignment for me to participate and help her son Nasir with as a homework assignment. 176 more words

School Assignment

Back to the Future (Part 2)

By Ladisa Onyiliogwu

I’m going to beat this dead horse into the ground.  If you’ve read any of my blogs or heard my ads for the Your Voice Your Ad campaign, you know that I love black history.  699 more words

Hillary Clinton


By Candice Nembhard

Throughout my two, soon to be three, years at UEA I have not only witnessed racial discrimination but have also been a victim to it; everything from casual uses of racial slurs to instances of fetishes and exoticism. 798 more words


Let's Discuss

Time for a rant. I’m so ready for this. It’s been building up inside of me for a long time and I finally have the excuse to let it all out. 2,019 more words