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“We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own” – Martin Lurther King, Jr

Let’s talk about racism, that is exactly what we are here to do. We have started this blog as part of our Facebook group “Let’s Talk About Racism” LTAR.

LTAR was started by Christian Igbokwe in the wake of the global antiracism demonstrations following the death of George Floyd in May 2020. Having become frustrated with the cycle of anger he and others around him were experiencing, he gathered together a group of antiracists with the aim of doing something more productive.

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Learning from the past: Why Black British history should be taught in schools.

I was taught very little about Black British history either at school or university. I do not think there was a single Black British author among the set texts on my English Literature course. I am white and I grew up in mostly white, middle-class neighbourhoods, so I existed in a bubble of privilege. I …

Layers

  November 2019 10:30pm A man walks up the hill as a woman walks her dogs down it She calls a greeting; he replies. They share a joke and each walk on their way.   November 2019 10:30pm A village. A young black man walks up the hill as an older white woman walks her …

Who am I

  Who am I to say I own this culture more than you. Who am I to say I belong and you do not. I am no-one in particular. I am an accident of birth, a phenomenon of random genetics that gave me the skin I have, the blue eyes I have. Who am I …

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