Freewrites 5

It’s been 4 years since I started this blog. Ordinarily that would be a cause for celebration but I just have so many…


When will a black body be equal to a white one?

When will justice deign to include every race and not just one?

When will we be allowed the right to express our fury, anger and frustration without being labelled as the ‘savages’ that they always knew we were?

Why do they always require the expression of our pain to be muted, strangled & DIGNIFIED?

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How To Portray Black People

A letter from the Editor-In-Chief of Politically Correct:

Dear colleagues,

It has come to my attention, that there seems to be an endemic disregard for the portrayal of black people in some of the material that is being handed in for publication and/or presentation. As Editor-In-Chief of this highly esteemed media enterprise, I felt strongly moved to address with promptness and clarity, the standard of the quality of work we should all be endeavouring to reach.

It is time to smash down restrictive, discriminatory and ignorant racial stereotypes and show the world that we are a forward thinking enterprise embracing change and diversity. It is time to show our intrinsically world-leading role in this movement towards a society of equality, tolerance and respect, and that we are not of that ilk of society that wishes to move not, but instead be dragged into enlightenment by the scruff of their necks, fat with rolls of bigotry.

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