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 …

Kamala Harris: Hyphenations, Identity, And The Landscape For Personal Choice

A post by LTAR team member Jermaine Gregory Before I divulge the topic, I shall begin with the title of an emotive speech by Sojourner Truth: “Ain’t I A Woman?” Here is my enquiry into how people should be able to identify themselves. I would imagine it might be safe to say that your identity, …

Layers

  A post by LTAR member Nicola Kitchen.This is a true incident.  I wanted to try and get across how a mundane event of two people passing each other and stopping to talk - which is totally normal in the countryside - has so much else going on when race is involved in the world …

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 …