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

A blog post by LTAR member Katy Morrison 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 …

Who am I

  A post by LTAR member Beth Collins 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 …

Free Siyanda!

Siyanda Mngaza is currently serving a four and a half year prison sentence for defending herself against a racially motivated hate crime. Siyanda worked for South Wales Fire Service in HR – recruiting fire fighters. She had never been in trouble before. In May 2019 at a camping site in Brecon, she was attacked without …

Twice as Hard, Half as Far

A post by LTAR member Hilda Wright Hard work should be expected in order to achieve, particularly great things, but when it’s you working twice as hard as everybody else, just to achieve the minimum, then grave questions must be asked. My parents (In their thick Nigerian vernacular) broke the utopian doctrine that I engendered, …