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Has anything changed in companies that posted a black square?

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Has anything changed in companies that posted a black square?

Many of the posters of black squares were not people of colour, but they were those who wanted to make it clear that they saw us, they acknowledged racism and its impact, they saw their own role in perpetuating the lies of racism and they wanted us to know that they were our allies and we could count on them to be a voice.

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Has life changed for black people in Britain?

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Has life changed for black people in Britain?

Is the life of a black person living in the UK the way it should be? Do black people have equal access to work, education and healthcare as their white peers? No, of course not.

But things are changing.

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Are book clubs just for middle aged white women?

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Are book clubs just for middle aged white women?

“I am choosing to not be scared of my own privilege and I figured going to a book club would be a safe place to do that.”

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Help to navigate teenagers in this time

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Help to navigate teenagers in this time

Our young people have been through a massive trauma: living through this pandemic, being separated from friends, having their routines thrown into disarray. 

We can help our young people bounce back from this time.

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Are black bookshops really making a difference?

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Are black bookshops really making a difference?

You may be surprised at how much hate we receive from those who do not want black authors to have a platform. These people don't just have these opinions, they consider it their duty to tell us in detail what their opinions are and what we need to do to fall inline with their way of thinking. Whilst we will not give up or lay down,we still find this wearing and so, we welcome encouraging words that tell us we are making a difference.

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