Why I stopped sugarcoating my language on race

Why I stopped sugarcoating my language on race

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So I found it pretty difficult putting my thoughts on this into words. Lately, it’s been really tense all over the world, from the looming recession and pandemic to the protests part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. A lot of my daily conversations have been about this.

And it made me realise how much I ‘dull down’ my language around race. I tended to use terms that lump people of colour together when actually I’m only talking about Black people. But I know how harmful this is to Black issues and does little to bring attention to them.

So I’ve had a deep rethink around my language on race and here’s why you should too…

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Writing In Colour: Meeting The Mind Behind Literary Natives

Writing In Colour: Meeting The Mind Behind Literary Natives

Hey Guys! What’s new? How’s your week been?

So, you guys already know I love interviewing people. I mean what’s more inspiring than hearing what my fellow peers are up to? And Salma Ibrahim is no exception. I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with her and learn about her brainchild, Literary Natives.

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