Monthly Archives: May 2013

“I preferred walking with my mother… because she was white.”

Racially attacked and stereotyped; two generations give their views and experiences of growing up in Britain as an ethnic minority. Barrack Obama‘s presidency in America was a major milestone in the equal rights battle, and highlights great social developments.  But recent incidences, such as EDL riots and attacks on Mosques, seem to indicate a step […]

Bringing up Mum.

Stigma, secrets and separation: the truth about life as a young carer. It was about 3am on a school night and I had woken from a nightmare. Like most 12 year old’s, I ran to the comfort of my mother. She took me over to the window and looked outside; I assumed this was to […]