What I Have Learnt From 2020: So Far

Yesterday, my friend sent me a message wishing me a ‘happy birth-month’. For a second, I was confused before I realised that it actually was July. Turns out, I’m one of the many who hadn’t realised we had entered July… This year has gone exceptionally fast. Although I’ve had many days sat in my bed,Continue reading “What I Have Learnt From 2020: So Far”

#blacklivesmatter Educational List

In this blog post, I have compiled a list of things you can read/watch/listen to, to educate and inform yourself on the #blacklivesmatter campaign. I have also included some petitions that need as many signatures as we can gather! Firstly, there are plenty of books and articles that you can read. Some of these areContinue reading “#blacklivesmatter Educational List”

How ‘The Hate You Give’ opened my eyes and why it has stuck with me since #blacklivesmatter

A couple of summers ago, I read the book ‘The Hate You Give’ by Angie Thomas and it has stayed with me everyday since. The book follows the life of an African- American teen, Starr. It details Starr’s experience as a black person living in America, exploring her experience growing up in a poor, BlackContinue reading “How ‘The Hate You Give’ opened my eyes and why it has stuck with me since #blacklivesmatter”