A few observations on recent events What happened to balances and checks on power? What happened to the fact the President of the US was bound by democracy and why does his first week have more of a sense of dictatorship? The ban does not serve any practical safety purpose other than to appease Trump…Read more Observations and Questions on Trump
We all know that violence is wrong and should not be used but we also know that it occurs quite frequently in our world. I want to discuss violence when protesting and campaigning for change. Why do people feel the need to turn to violence when protesting on the streets? The fact is, those issues…Read more Turning To Violence?
There aren't many people like me, On the train. In my religious garbs And my Kofi cap. I saw your darting eyes And I tried to appear less frightening, I flattened my backpack I plastered a small smile on my face Even though it was a Monday morning. But as I sat down, Your eyes…Read more Please Don’t Be Scared
Have a read of this: Reading in a Caribbean accent would help it have more of an effect: By: Linton Kwesi Johnson Wen mi jus come to Landan toun Mi use to work pan di andahgroun But workin pan di andahgroun Yu dont get fi know your way around Inglan is a bitch Deres no…Read more Something Which I Like
There is a difference between curiousity and racism. When a close-knit community receives a visitor, it is only expected that stares and perhaps even suspicious glances would greet him. Although they may seem slightly off-putting, it is a reaction which does not have its roots in hatred but only curiousity or fear for security. The…Read more Curiousity And Racism
I am not really sure Yorkshire can be classified as the countryside or simply a small sleepy town. The people here appear to be friendly although there are the few racists who shout out remarks as they drive past. An ignorant bunch, borne out of fear of the unknown. The one thing that is more…Read more The Countryside
I wonder if after all these bills and years of legislation, Coupled with years of attempted integration, If you now see me as a human Rather than an irritating confusion When I walk past you in the street Do you see me as a person or are you just discreet In the way your mind…Read more A Small Request