The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

Ending what’s now gone on to be a now five-part blogging vent-fest about BlackLivesMatter, it’s important we talk about change. Change comes in many forms. If you’re a reasonably young, university-educated person, chances are you’re automatically seeing your change come in the form of your ‘woke’ upper/middle class, university-educated peers striving to be the most intersectional in their quest to (or at least to be seen to) appease their peers and the BLM crowd. Continue reading The US political ‘status quo’ is what is standing in the way of change, not systemic racism.

#BlackLivesMatter is in danger of missing opportunities for real change – we need to regroup

As the latest racial war begins to reach a fever pitch, we’ve seen a radical new wave of attempts to enforce change with charged rhetoric and trot out racial doctrine in which those on the ‘right side of history’ will conform with no challenge or question of validity. Like every movement, it draws scrutiny – and rightly so! Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter is in danger of missing opportunities for real change – we need to regroup

The Forgotten Blacks – How an emerging conformist ideology is leaving allies behind

Diversity. The word we’re told we need. The word we’re told to accept, encourage, and explore and rightly so! Yet still, amongst the latest justified outrage over the unlawful killing of George Floyd and the under-sentencing of Derrick Shauvin, the veil has been lifted on the marked assault on intellectual diversity. Continue reading The Forgotten Blacks – How an emerging conformist ideology is leaving allies behind

The death of George Floyd is a true tragedy – but let’s not let hysteria fuel this dangerous narrative

Shocking footage emerged of four police officers ‘arresting’ 46-year-old George Floyd from Minneapolis; one of them can be seen kneeling on his neck and crushing his airways in the damning video clip. This has set Twitter and social media ablaze with controversy and has firmly re-ignited the police brutality debate which, has seemingly become a bi-monthly occurrence these days. Continue reading The death of George Floyd is a true tragedy – but let’s not let hysteria fuel this dangerous narrative