You may have not have heard about the ongoing racial abuse Sir Ian Wright has been a victim of on social media. You may even be aware of the case of an 18 year old man abusing him online via his PSN account. Well this case went to trail and guess what… it was thrown

It’s mental health awareness week so we at The Black Card Talks think it best to pass the mic over to Ola Holloway to share her story. A heads up, her words… *chef’s kiss*. Prepare yourself… “I’ve battled with depression and anxiety for years, it’s not something I often share with people, especially over the

Now you may have seen us discuss Shaun Bailey, some of the phrases we have used are “red herring” and “not all skin folk are kinfolk”. You might not believe us so here is what Sadiq Khan had to say about him at the London Mayoral debate last month.  “I’ve got to be honest –

Noel Clarke gave us raw, unfiltered passion at his Bafta award acceptance speech, The only person to collect his award in person he dedicated it to the underrepresented, sharing a story about how we had previously said if he ever was fortunate to win another award he would apologise for how he reacted when he

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

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