Author Archives: glenchisholm

23 Quotes That Perfectly Explain Racism (To People Who Don’t “See Color”)

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
Cameron Russell If the first words out of your mouth are to cry ‘political correctness!’, … chances are very, very high that you are in fact part of the problem. N.K. Jemisin White people don’t…

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We won’t play shabby back-room politics

Originally posted on Suffolk Labour Group:
The following is Suffolk County Council Labour Group leader Sandy Martin’s speech to the Annual Meeting of the Council, delivered on the 30th May 2014. Mr Chairman, congratulations on your election. On 2 May…

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As people of colour, voting is only one part of our civic duty

Originally posted on Media Diversified:
By Huma Munshi It was Russell Brand that said he never voted. I was reminded of this on hearing the results of the local and European elections over the last few days. He noted in…

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Don’t miss the Holi Festival

The Holi Festival will take place in Holywells Park on Sunday – a year after a thousand people enjoyed the first outdoor event of its kind in Ipswich. “Holi” is the Hindu festival that welcomes the spring and celebrates the … Continue reading

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Art workshop at Town Hall event

Fine Art students will be leading an interactive community art workshop at the Town Hall as part of the Access All Arts event on Sunday (6th April). The workshop is open to all ages and abilities, with chosen pieces inspired … Continue reading

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In Praise of Mental Health Cop

Originally posted on Unsafe Spaces:
This morning I woke to the very sad news that Mental Health Cop (also known as Inspector Michael Brown of the West Midlands Police) has closed down his blog, Twitter and Facebook page. I don’t…

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From Birth to Death – Our #NHS

Originally posted on Media Diversified:
by Glen Chisholm By the law of averages it is highly unlikely that if you’re reading this in the UK, that you have had no experience of the NHS. I’ve had many myself; from being…

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