The popularity of names comes and goes. Some stand the test of time and remain firm favourites, while, as tastes and influences change, many are confined to a few generations. Celebrities, royals, sports stars, religious figures, and the rest often provide sparks of creativity for the greater population in naming their children. Commonly gestures of … Continue reading There’s Something about Karen
One of the main talking points of the belated 2020 UEFA European Football Championship was the involvement of footballers in coordinated anti-racist protests by taking the knee before the beginning of each match. Notably, the English football team’s decision to protest racism was met with disapproval by a fraction of their own supporters, who decided … Continue reading On Socially Acceptable Activism and the Deradicalisation of Taking the Knee
On Sunday, July 11th, the Football Euro Cup Final took place. Individuals across the globe, especially in Europe, traveled to parties, bars, houses, and gathered to watch the final game between England and Italy. Tensions high, within the first two minutes of the game, England scored a goal, setting the tone and leaving Italians worried … Continue reading Accepted When You Win Attacked When You Lose
On Friday 25th of June, Judge Peter Cahill, sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 and a half years in prison. A fraction of closure has been provided to a case that shook not only the nation, but the world. Judge Cahil explained his rational in sentencing Chauvin in a 22-page memorandum. Outlining four aggravating factors which … Continue reading 22.5 Years Short
Juneteenth marks national independence day to celebrate the emancipations of enslaved people in the areas who were in rebellion against the union. It was only a few days ago President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law. Today many Americans will be celebrating a holiday, rather than commemorating the end of … Continue reading “Happy” Juneteenth!
In the past couple months, the United States of America has been subject to an intensely rising bipartisan political climate, as well as an ugly exposed underbelly of the systematic and systemic racism that the country has been built on. With the killing of various Black individuals by police, a list so long, of which … Continue reading Fashion’s Roots In Racism: How the fight for justice is hereby “canceling” fashion as a result