Cultural Appropriation | Talking to GB News

I have been asked to speak on Cultural Appropriation tomorrow; the act of a culture (often majority or dominant) absorbing cultural traits of an often less dominant culture into their own. This has been a heated topic of discussion as of late. However I think that there is an underlying narrative which is more interesting thanContinue reading “Cultural Appropriation | Talking to GB News”

3 Life Changing Lessons from Toussaint Louverture | blackhistory.school

This post is brought to you by Elliott Reid, founder of blackhistory.school who brings Black Heroes to life through school curriculums and comic books Toussaint Louverture is, without a doubt, the most impressive man in recorded history. A man born into slavery in St Domingue (Haiti) who purchased his freedom by 30. He was a successfulContinue reading “3 Life Changing Lessons from Toussaint Louverture | blackhistory.school”

Finding meaning in suffrage | response to Tee “Privilege of Peace of Mind”

Black People don’t need Positivity. We need meaning I read “The Privilege of Peace of Mind” by Tee. It moved me The title hits you before you’ve even opened the article. I was moved, yet also left in disagreement. I am Jamaican-British. I descend from freedom fighters and revolutionaries. My family fought with Sam Sharpe against the British in 1831.Continue reading “Finding meaning in suffrage | response to Tee “Privilege of Peace of Mind””