Racism, Politics & the Spirit of Fear


Yesterday, I was verbally attacked for not being fully black (my mum’s white)… I couldn’t believe the hatred that came out of the person’s mouth. They directed racist abuse towards me – pointing out my background, my skin being fairer than theirs and my hair being too long to be “black”. Whaaaat?! Are we really going there, again?  This happens to me every now and then … Continue reading Racism, Politics & the Spirit of Fear

Talking with a Mother – Short Story


While they seat in their big houses, I’m wondering how to tell my children that we must move out of our tiny flat, and that I don’t know where we’re going to… –    ‘Must we leave our friends? Must we change our school?’ They ask, and I feel like running away, but they have only me, so I have to stay. I go to the powers that be … Continue reading Talking with a Mother – Short Story