Freelance Writing Portfolio 2021 – Sharon Hurley Hall

2021 writing portfolio Sharon Hurley Hall

If you’ve been following my writing portfolio posts, you’ll notice a change. In 2021, I started writing about diversity, equity, and inclusion, and anti-racism, and as I approach the end of the year, that writing is becoming more of my day to day work. Some of the articles you won’t see here  include ghostwriting Black … Read more

Don’t Let Anti-Racism Fall Away

Black Lives Matter graffiti - Photo by Simon Daoudi on Unsplash

Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in August and September 2021 Racism never sleeps, and there was a lot to write about in August and September. As well as two articles on Haiti, this bumper collection of anti-racism writing includes articles on racism in the workplace, using language, performative anti-racism, and more. Plus there are … Read more

Taking the Freedom to Fight Racism

Black women protest for freedom - Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash

Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in July 2021 If there’s one theme that keeps recurring in anti-racism circles, it’s that Black people are tired. We’re giving ourselves permission to rest when we need to, and come back to the fight when we’re ready. One of the things we’re tired of is existing in unsafe … Read more

Starting a Summer of Anti-Racism

Protest sign - Photo by Hrt+Soul Design on Unsplash

Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in June 2021 It won’t have escaped your notice that this roundup of anti-racism articles published in June is woefully late. That’s because a hurricane hit the island where I live at the start of July, around the time I’d normally put this together. Our home escaped damage, but … Read more

May We Talk About Racism Now?

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash of protest sign

Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in May 2021 As I write this, we’ve just passed the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder by Derek Chauvin. It’s the terrible event that made so many more of us speak out — though, of course, others had already been doing so for decades. It’s the event that made write about … Read more

No Foolin’ About Racism

Photo by Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona on Unsplash of racism pandemic sign

Anti-Racism Writing From Sharon Hurley Hall in April 2021 This was another month where we couldn’t avoid the realities of racism. As the Derek Chauvin trial wound up, more Black people were getting murdered by the US police — it felt like hunting season, no lie, and that’s even from outside the US. Within that context, here’s what I published … Read more