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 …

Scars

A post by LTAR member Sunny Sian. Scars  Scarred knuckles Scarred face Battles won Battles lost Some seen Some unseen All... felt   Why do they call me names in the playground? Why wont the teachers don’t do anything? Finding solace in the dinner ladies  Taken under a shielding wing Wings of safety Wings of …

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, …

Time To Take Action

November 2019 was the beginning of a stressful journey for me. To think your safe from the mentally exhausting clutches of racism which is only ever aimed at people in the public eye, only for it to personally sneak up on me like a trojan horse. A post by LTAR member Mark D'arcy-Smith It was …