To be Black

To be Black

I had intended for this to be a photo blog, but I thought I'd explain the inspiration behind the photos. Everything I am writing is from experience. Colourism /ˈkʌlərɪz(ə)m/ noun prejudice or discrimination against individuals with a dark skin tone, typically among people of the same ethnic or racial group. Growing up I have experienced [...]

‘Are you happy?’

she asks you: ‘are you happy?’ this isn’t something you’re usually asked. it’s usually ‘how are you?’, you say you’re fine and leave it at that. ‘are you happy?’ she repeats. it then hits that you’re not. the things you do are for other people; the compromises you make are for other people, but it’s [...]