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Understand the discrimination faced by black and minority people, support, gain information and take action. You can't be an Ally unless you understand the problem.

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https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-times-view-on-the-racial-inequalities-highlighted-by-recent-protests-black-advancement-s8rtrw3c7


Really interesting article about the role that all institutions and organisations in Britain have to play.


What do you think about it?



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Education is a key part of being an Ally, and the best way to do that is to read. Below are a number of Fiction and Non-Fiction books you can start with.





RECOMMENDED BOOKS


“Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future, and renders the present inaccessible.” - Maya Angelou

FICTION

  1. Girl, Woman, Other - Bernardine Evaristo

  2. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

  3. I Know why the caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou

  4. The Hate U give - Angie Thomas

  5. Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  6. The Color Purple - Alice Walker

NON-FICTION

  1. Your silence will not protect you - Audre Lorde

  2. Why being black feels so overwhelming right now - Gabriella Effie Forson (Powerful Essay)

  3. Why I'm no longer talking about race - Reni Eddo-Lodge

  4. Natives: Race and Class int he Ruins of Empire - Akala

  5. Black and British: A Forgotten History - David Olusoga

  6. New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent - Edited by Margaret Busby

“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” - Martin Luther King Jr




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Welcome to Allyship


My story

I am a Daughter, Sister, Wife, Mother, Friend ana Colleague. I work in the City of London as a Senior Executive Recruiter. I am passionate about Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Belonging. My aim is to advice companies and help them hire a more diverse and inclusive workforce. The role that Recruitment plays in ensuring that the companies they are working with or for are hiring the right people - from Graduate to C-Suite.


“The time is always right to do what is right .” Martin Luther King Jr.

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Why this blog?

This blog has been set up as a resource for HR and Talent Acquisition Professionals, Hiring Managers, colleagues and Allies to educate collaborate and be a networking forum. The aim is to help you support your BAME. Colleagues and Friends.




I hope that people will finally come to realise that there is only one race - the human race and that we are all members of it” Margaret Atwood


Lets do it together


The only way we can get rid of racism is to work together, Educate ourselves and speak out. The BAME community cannot do this without our Allies.

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