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Book Review: The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Jeanne Theoharis. The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Boston: Beacon Press, 2013). £16.99.

I buy a lot of books. To the extent that I cannot read books as fast as I buy them. 461 more words


No Sugar Coating

When I sat down to write this, I intended to write something light-hearted, maybe even something inspired by the newly released Beauty and the Beast movie, but I couldn’t after my son shared a story about his friend experiencing racism. 734 more words


This Commercial Sucks: Allergan's "Eyepowerment" Is Not Empowering

There are commercials that start off pretty well, but then when they get to the advertising aspect (i.e. whatever they’re selling) will make you shout out “that’s bullshit!” This effort from Allergan entitled “Eyepowerment” fits the bill. 99 more words

This Commercial Sucks

Ordinary People with an Extraordinary Message Can Turn the World Around

If you want to see a change in your world then you have to go out and be the change you want to see. You don’t have to wait for someone else to do it and you don’t need to be a somebody to change the world. 124 more words

How Aware Are You?

That’s a loaded question isn’t it?

If someone asked me how aware I am I’d probably respond with “of course I’m aware, I’m a journalist, it is literally my job to be aware.” Simply asking that question almost comes off as an insult. 1,962 more words


Rosa Parks - The Resiliant

It may come as a surprise to know that Rosa Parks’ infamous stand for the deep injustice African-Americans faced in the 50s was not a predetermined action. 152 more words

International Women's Day 2017

Reaching the Stars at International Women's Day, M Shed

On Saturday, I was at the International Women’s Day event hosted by Bristol Women’s Voice at the M Shed in Bristol – by the beautiful harbour in the city centre – here’s the view out of the window: 276 more words