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Thursday, June 23, 2022

BAME Lived Experiences

Instagram and BLM: Is it better to say the wrong thing or nothing at all?

The oppression of human lives is not a trend, and should not be treated as such

My Thoughts

CW: racism, police brutality In all honesty, I don’t think I speak about race all...

Black trauma porn, slacktivism, and chicken soup for the activist soul

TW: racism, police brutality, racial violence The torrential online aftermath of the murder of a...

NEVER fail to call out racism: the devastation of silence

TW: Racism, sexual assault  British society and campuses continue to live in denial of racial...

Belonging and Burdens at Oxford: Confessions of a BAME Oxonian

‘I’m never going to feel like I belong here!’ It was almost a year...

Instagram and BLM: Is it better to say the wrong thing or nothing at all?

The oppression of human lives is not a trend, and should not be treated as such

My Thoughts

CW: racism, police brutality In all honesty, I don’t think I speak about race all that often with my friends...which is actually pretty surprising given...

Black trauma porn, slacktivism, and chicken soup for the activist soul

TW: racism, police brutality, racial violence The torrential online aftermath of the murder of a black man: posts mourning fallen black victims, names added to...

NEVER fail to call out racism: the devastation of silence

TW: Racism, sexual assault  British society and campuses continue to live in denial of racial inequality entrenched in our communities. Removing the burden of racism...

Belonging and Burdens at Oxford: Confessions of a BAME Oxonian

‘I’m never going to feel like I belong here!’ It was almost a year ago when those words flew out of my mouth. I...

“Your English is so Good!” and Other Racist Microaggressions

TW: Racism Upon descending at Oxford railway station with my dad at the start of Freshers’ Week and waiting almost fifteen minutes in the queue...

Feeling (Un)attractive in Brown Skin – a personal account

TW: Racism The protests in the US spurred on by repeated institutional injustices against black bodies have opened up numerous conversations about race across the globe....

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