Tag: racism

I’m Not Being Racist But…

As someone of mixed race, it is, of course, technically impossible for me to be racist. Except that it isn’t. For, despite being a remoaning bleeding-heart leftie, I am capable of the odd moment of prejudice. I don’t want, or mean, to do so, but I have made judgements about people based on ethnicity, gender,…

Chocolate Face

I don’t think about my skin Very often, although it is a colour That has provoked a reaction in others Both negative and at times Patronisingly positive Because my ethnicity might look Like a really nice sun tan But it isn’t a really nice sun tan. Living in a cosmopolitan town or city I am…