Why Are We Not Talking About Colourism?

“Sometimes my experiences are dismissed. For example, they say things like it didn’t happen which is quite funny because it’s coming from a place of privilege on their part.” Colourism. The hideously ugly little sister of racism. It causes discrimination among people of the same race. Hatred and divide. It is an issue that when … Continue reading Why Are We Not Talking About Colourism?

What’s Wrong With My Blackness?

I hate talking about blackness. [noun] blackness [blak-nis]‘the quality or state of being Black. the quality or state of being a Black person. Negritude’ Not because it’s not important or because anti-blackness isn’t a real thing, but because I think it’s so nuanced that the more we try to comprehend it, the more it evades … Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Blackness?