I’m starting a new segment here on the blog where I share books, articles, documentaries and other forms of media discussing issues around racism and decolonisation. I’m no expert in these matters but I wanna do my part in raising awareness and amplifying the voices of activists and people who work with these issues. I also want use this segment to celebrate great black and POC creatives around the world as well as individuals working for a better world.
- A good explanation of the term trauma porn
- A conversation between Lovette Jallow and Barakat Ghebrehawariat about the complexities of trauma porn and its emotional ramifications.
- This documentary shows what happens when you mix colonialism, skewed interpretations of religious texts and homophobia. I recommend watching it and sharing it with your friends, especially the religious ones.
4. Diversify your insta feed, here are a few suggestions.