Before I lead myself into despair I need to get this shit of my chest. Who lives in London? Whose working class? Whose an ethnic minority? I’ll tell you who those hundreds of the roughly 500 residents who remain uncounted for in the Grenfell Tower block fire. I can’t speak on this without feeling a […]Read more "#Grenfelltower Rapid thoughts."
It’s only been 24 hours since the tragic death of Labour MP Jo Cox and London and Yorkshire is filled with flowers paying tribute. Cox was brutally murdered as she arrived to constituency surgery on Thursday, June 16. Asides from being a politician Cox’s was also a mother of two and a wife. Hearing about […]Read more "#JoCoxMP + Media double standards. "
Whilst I was studying sociology, I recall an interesting study I came across. Stuart Hall, Policing the Crisis. Hall noted in his research findings that many crimes such a “mugging” and knife crime was specifically being linked to ethnic minorities, particularly young African and Afro-Caribbean males. Hall, also understood that there was a huge moral panic […]Read more "Ethnic Minorities and Crime"