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Meet Daniel, from London, Boston and Rowhedege

2020-09-07T15:30:31+00:00September 7th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The recent focus on the Black Lives Matter movement and the terrible murder of George Floyd in the USA has brought back memories of racial abuse, injustice and inequality. [...]

Marisse’s story: Growing up in Devon as a biracial British Filipina

2020-09-02T11:32:09+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Beautiful North Devon is where I was born and where I have spent most of my life. I am proud to call this place home now, but that wasn’t [...]

Meet Sethina, who is mixed Ghanaian and British

2020-07-24T13:53:20+00:00July 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was born in Accra, Ghana, and lived there until I was 3. My mother is from Bristol and the south west, as were my grandparents Hugh and Sonia. [...]

Meet Nick from Buckfastleigh: The family moves out of London

2020-07-24T14:00:25+00:00July 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

My maternal grandfather was a white, working-class, London man made good. He was born in 1901; patriotic, racist, paternal, homophobic and sexist. He voted Conservative. But he was also [...]

Meet Dan’s mum Dareth, who’s black British and lives in Stroud

2020-07-24T14:01:37+00:00April 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I live in Stroud, Gloucestershire, which is a rural town about 10 miles from Gloucester. I define myself as black, born in England to black Jamaican parents. I was [...]