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The Year in Review 2020

If you’re reading this, congratulations on making it to December. We’ve finally reached the end of 2020, a year that marked the start of a new decade and can be easily defined as unpredictable.

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Why the term BAME doesn’t mean anything & popular terms which are actually problematic

A quick guide on what NOT to call Black and Brown people. 

It’s the last month of the year and we’re just out of our second national Lockdown. Amidst the pandemic, where BAME people are said to be at higher risk of infection and mortality, confusion stirs: who are “BAME people”? Aren’t there several groups within that term? If we’re all lumped together, how accurate are these estimates really? 

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