Unconscious Biases are social stereotypes about certain groups of people that individuals form outside their own conscious awareness. Everyone holds unconscious beliefs about various social and identity groups, and these biases stem from one’s tendency to organise social worlds by categorising. Now irrespective of whether you think the training is useful, the science of it

We wouldn’t be The Black Card Talks if we didn’t come on here to tell you how important it is that you fill out the Census! But before we get into it, let’s outline what it is!  The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a picture of all the

Who are we?The Black Card Talks is a social action initiative birthed out of the idea of asking why is it so uncomfortable to talk about race? By engaging with people on air and online, TBCT aims to break the stigma of talking about race and race relations. From micro-aggressions to overt racism, we have

Over the last 2 weeks we have seen 3 of Boris Johnson’s ministers either break the ministerial code or be found to have acted unlawfully in the line of duty. Are they not embarrassed? Here is the context.  Matt Hancock was found to have acted unlawfully when he offered the pandemic contracts to his neighbours

Ola Aweo tweeted “The same way White people storming the capitol with 5 casualties provided unquestionable evidence to the existence of White Privilege, is the same way Candice Braithwaite being snubbed for a role she has spent her life advocating for substantiates the notion that Colourism is real” and of course we completely agree. Now

You may have seen on our instagram page @theblackcardtalks we posted the bias scale showcasing the roadmap to allyship, if you haven’t seen it, take a look. This was because last we were discussing how easy it is to assume because of one’s proximity to a peoples we understand their experience.  The reality of it

Amanda Gorman: The Hill We Climb – The Poet and poem that stole the show on Inauguration Day.  When day comes, we ask ourselves where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry, a sea we must wade. We’ve braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always

As always, let’s kick it off with the definitions.  White Supremacy: the belief that white people constitute a superior race and should therefore dominate society, typically to the exclusion or detriment of other racial and ethnic groups, in particular black or Jewish people. White Privilege: the set of social and economic advantages that white people

On Sunday morning Boris was on BBC News explaining that schools will remain open in areas that have not been listed as they are safe and education must continue. Whilst alluding to the idea that restrictions were going to get tougher.  On Monday evening Boris addressed the nation to impart a National Lockdown telling schools

In our last blog we spoke about the details of the governments call for evidence and shared that we would be giving you some of our answers to the questions in the consultation so you could use, tweak, amend but most importantly submit your views to the government. So here are some more of our

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