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Is Woke the new “McCarthyism”?

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In a society where empathy and acceptance of difference are mocked as "woke," the fight against perceived political correctness and the pursuit of social justice are met with skepticism and vilification, reminiscent of McCarthyism, with the irony of a Black woman leading the charge in the UK.…

THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

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In a climate where calling out racism is increasingly questioned and met with hostility, many individuals, including those from marginalized communities, are hesitant to speak up due to fear of scrutiny and retribution, endangering the progress made in combating racism and perpetuating its effects.…

Why is it so hard to be black?

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This tradition of not valuing our darkness was partly a consequence of the British history that underpinned the educational systems which were a legacy of our relationship with the “The Empire”…

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