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“When I Heard” ~ Poem by Latisha Chantelle from the Black Lives Matter protest.

Published on behalf of Latisha Chantelle. Performed at the Worcester #BlackLivesMatter protest at age 16, which took place on the 13th of June 2020. “Her face looks like poo” “Haha Brown Face” “Why can’t I say the n-word, it’s not fair” “It’s alright if I say it in a song” “Why are black people so weird” ~~~~~~ “Her face looks

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“Growing Up Black” Poem and Speech by Tanya Mariga from #BlackLivesMatter Protest

All credit goes to Tanya Mariga ~ the author and performer of this poem and speaker of these words at the Black Lives Matter Protest in Worcester on the 13th June, 2020. Growing up black was not having a Disney princess to identify with until 2010. Growing up black up was picking up dolls and seeing only a white barbie

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The defence of Dominic Cummings isn’t just a new low for this government – it’s a grave danger to the nation

The British public has set a very low bar for this government. A decade of brutal austerity policies that led to an estimated death toll of over 120,000 people (a well-known example of which being the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire) was not enough to stop the Conservative Party winning their fourth general election in a row back in

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