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“Black People Can’t Get Coronavirus”

The Coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly rocked the entire world; as humans we have been through the ringer with this one, at first it was only a few infected… then more people… then suddenly we had no tissue paper anywhere! Whilst we got continuous updates (some would say factual) from many news broadcasting stations, for a …

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COVID-19: A chance for social media to show worth?

The current coronavirus pandemic is causing disruption to normal life which, for many people my age and older, is unprecedented. Already we are seeing public events, sporting fixtures and even blockbuster films being postponed or cancelled due to the threat the virus would pose for public gatherings. Italy, France and the Republic of Ireland were …

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The disproportionate impacts of the climate crisis on black people

Recently, the news and social media have reignited with fury in response to the ongoing prevalence of racism, police brutality and the murders of innocent black people wherein justice is not being served. I’ve found the news heart-breaking, as I’m sure many of you have too. It’s triggered self-reflection, conversations with my family and friends …

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The Government attempts to tackle homelessness due to the COVID-19

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Despite adequate housing being a basic human right, it is still a rising problem within the UK and world wide. In 2018, it was estimated that 4,677 were sleeping rough in England alone, with around 2% of the world’s population being homeless. Staying at home in order to control the spread of the virus means …

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