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Month: August 2020

Britain’s “education” system

Britain’s education system is a breeding ground in which the norms and values of White privilege are reinforced and reproduced through the ethnocentric curriculum. In this piece, I will examine and draw parallels between my interactions and facts/figures referenced from the book that sparked my metamorphosis as a Black male in Britain – ‘Natives: Race ...

For me, being Black is…

For me, being Black is… Being resilient despite what we go through, Beautifully Black.  Being Black is knowing your role and responsibilities, Beautifully Black.  Embodying the strength of generations that paved the way for our future, Beautifully Black.  Being strong yet vulnerable, Beautifully Black.  Having gorgeous cocoa skin, Beautifully Black.  Having the experience and history ...

Condoms and Thrush Cream

Well, if you find the words “thrush cream” uncomfortable, then this article probably isn’t for you. I’ve got a dry sense of humour as you’ll soon discover. It’s odd being mid-transition. For those of you who are new to the terminology, trans guy means I was assigned female at birth but I am a guy. Not ...