• Forgotten Feminists – Female Black British Panthers

    Isabelle delves in to the history of the Black Panthers in Britain, introducing us to some of the amazing Black British women behind the movement here in the UK. Isabelle Raikes   Featured image courtesy of Phoebe Raine and Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   Did you know we’re...
  • Black Lives Matter- The Starting 11 We Never Knew We Needed

    “I wish I had put a bet on Black Lives Matter to score, he’s all over the pitch”. This comment appeared on my Facebook feed while I was watching the Premier League game between Southampton and Norwich. In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter campaign, the slogan replaced player’s...
  • Statues Commemorating Slave Traders Should Be Removed But Not Disposed Of

    Statues and monuments of historical figures are commonplace in almost every city in the world. They are usually constructed to commemorate momentous events or important figures in history. However, they have also been the centre of much heated debates surrounding their significance. Tension over statues has arisen within the...
  • Stop Caring More About Property Damage Than the Lives Of Black People – Pride Began With Rioting Too

    In celebration of pride month, I’m going to take you back to the 1960s, where homosexual relations were illegal and the riots that initiated Pride began. Picture this; it’s the year 1969 in New York City, you’ve recently discovered your sexuality, and wish to express it freely. However, its...
  • Forgotten Feminists- Black Female Inventors Of History

    From household staples to crucial safety measures, Isabelle explains how black women have shaped our lives with their exceptional inventions.  Isabelle Raikes   Featured image courtesy of Phoebe Raine and Impact Podcasts via Canva.  Music courtesy of audionautix.com   Did you know we’re now on iTunes? Check out all your fave podcasts here....
  • Yes, Britain is Racist and I Am Tired (Part Two)

    Racism isn’t just hurt feelings, it’s a systemic form of oppression and every form of it is violence. It is never a victimless crime. Every form and incident of racism adds to that system, adds to white supremacy and serves to remind Black and Minority Ethnic people of the...
  • Yes, Britain is Racist and I Am Tired (Part One)

    The last month has been incredibly hard for me and many black people. I have felt so many emotions: rage, anguish, sadness and frustration. One of the most frustrating things that I found is the fact that people keep on telling me that racism doesn’t exist as much in...