Re-Education Through Rap

One thing I’ve been enjoying this week, is learning about Black History through rap. I’ve found myself falling in love with rap again and being moved by the poetry of the lyrics. It has been a re-education of things that I thought I once knew. One song that has been on repeat throughout the weekContinue reading “Re-Education Through Rap”

If Not Now, Then When?

I stood on the packed metropolitan line train, going over the muddled and angry thoughts that were racing through my head. I hadn’t been this angry in a very long time. As commuters shuffled in and out of the train at Finchley Road, I scurried to find an empty seat. I sat down, took outContinue reading “If Not Now, Then When?”

Day 50: Stolen

So today my phone was stolen, on my birthday no less. And after hours of crying and stressing I am finally ready to move forward. I know there is nothing I can do at this point, and everything that is to be done has been done. I’ve contacted the police and informed them of theContinue reading “Day 50: Stolen”

Day 47: Dirty

When I think of dirty I think of being young and free, that is the only time when I was truly dirty! I remember in primary school we used to dig up the earth. We would spend all of break and most of lunch time digging, like we were archaeologists. Digging into the dirt withContinue reading “Day 47: Dirty”