A New Year of Anti-Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in January 2021 If there’s one thing I know, it’s that in 2021, I’m going to continue to use my writing gift to alert people to Black experiences of racism. I ended 2020 with my first paid commission for anti-racism writing, and I’ve started 2021 with a number of opportunities to … Read more

’Tis the Season to Fight Racism

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in December 2020 Whew, what a year, right? As 2020 started to wind down, I was thrilled to get my first paid commission for anti-racism writing, for UK equality charity, brap. The title says it all, really: Reflecting on 2020: A Year of Hurt, A Year of Hope. I also continued publishing … Read more

Racism in November — Elections and Reflections

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in November 2020 It’s hard to believe that I only started writing regularly about anti-racism six months ago. So much has changed since then. I’ve had a paid commission for an anti-racism article, I’ve taught anti-racism workshops and classes, and of course, I’ve continued to publish new articles and … Read more

In October, Racism Isn’t Over

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in October 2020 Welcome to my monthly roundup of anti-racism articles from my fairly new newsletter. I know many of you enjoy those articles and I want to make sure you don’t miss any. If you’re wondering about the weird title, the explanation is my September roundup. So, what did … Read more

September, Remember (To Be Anti-Racist)

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Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in September 2020 Technically, I live in the hurricane belt, though in practice, Barbados is usually lucky enough to avoid the worst. Still, there’s a rhyme we all learn as children to help us track the hurricane season. It goes: June, too soon July, stand by August, come it … Read more