The new momentum that the Black Lives Matter movement had in 2020 is worth celebrating. However, when fighting such intense battles, taking care of our mental health is also essential.
The fight for equality can only ever be successful if it is intersectional and inclusive.
If you sit around and wait for those in power to end the troubles that we are facing, you’ll be waiting a long time” – Malcolm X
As the new University of Surrey Students’ Union officers begin their roles, Jake Roberts urges them to be activists fighting against the marketisation of higher education, through realising the power of students acting as a collective force – a union.