‘African American reverence for the Democrat Party has made the ‘black vote’ politically irrelevant. ‘
Mo Duale writes on how “the working class of America, white and BAME, both, to highly disproportionate degrees, face the deficiencies of the capitalist system”
Gbemisolo Obolo writes on her view of the black Christians’ appropriate stance in the proactive fight for justice.
“We have to consider the policing of black hair – and no honey, I don’t mean physical jail – but rather a mental jail where there are systematic institutions in place that hinder and exclude the “Afro Type” hair from flourishing naturally.”
The BAME attainment gap highlights the fact that Western societies are built to fit its white members rather than all of them.
The University of Surrey has a lot to improve on on many levels, including how it tackles racism and discrimination. But, this does not mean that you cannot make your experience here enjoyable.
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.