“That baby is so ugly”, it always shocks me when such words come out of people’s mouths. Like how can you say that, it’s a child for Pete’s sake, do you have no heart?! It’s also sad that in my community, babies with distinguishable South Asian features like rich brown skin, or big noses, or … More Did You Just Call That Baby Ugly?!
Say you were walking down the street and turned a corner to find me standing there, the first fleeting thought that would probably cross your mind would be, “Oh it’s an Indian girl.” To all of you alleged ‘colour blind’ people out there, no that’s not racist, it’s a fact. I am an Indian girl … More A Doomed Mother Tongue
So I logged onto Twitter a little while ago and saw that #PunishAMuslimDay is amongst the most trending hashtags…weird, must be some bizarre belated April Fool’s prank? I’ve literally heard nothing about this ‘movement’ up until about an hour ago. So I proceeded to message a few of my friends and family asking if they … More #PunishAMuslimDay
Colourism, or discrimination based on skin colour, is a disease which exists within a large number of ethnic communities. Prejudice against darker skin tones has been a cause for concern for many years and for some reason it’s grown to become taboo to talk about; one of those topics that we sweep under the rug. But … More Colourism
When it comes to mainstream TV shows, racial minorities are extremely under-represented. Particularly with regards to the American dramas that my friends and I watch regularly, (90210, The Big Bang Theory, One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars, Desperate Housewives) there’s always an overwhelming majority of white actors holding down all of the main parts, something that … More Where’s The Racial Diversity On Mainstream TV Shows?
Big bright lights and an infinite ever-changing crowd, The city is so huge, so fast-paced, so loud! Everybody is a somebody, with a unique sense of purpose, Exuding buckets of talent like the performers in the circus! From morning till night they all run the competitive rat race, Trying to get ahead at their own … More The City