I have learnt, that in many situations I must hold my tongue. Sometimes it is simply not worth it to speak. The phrase ‘worth it’ is so telling. Of course it means I have to choose what is ‘worth’ my time and energy and what isn’t. I have to measure the weight of how I […]Read more "When anger is just another privilege you don’t have access to | Fenja Akinde-Hummel"
Lammy article on Oxbridge’s lack of diversity in admissions: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/20/oxford-cambridge-not-changed-diversity-even-worse-admissions?CMP=share_btn_fb tl;dr: diversity/inclusion demands privilege to sit down, shut up & listen to minority voices It’s been some of the most intellectually stimulating, challenging and rigorous weeks of my life here as a law student at Cambridge — everyday demands that I bring the best of […]Read more "Sit down, shut up, and listen | Jessica Tan"
As members of FLY, the university’s network for women and non-binary people of colour, we condemn the targeting of CUSU Women’s Officer Lola Olufemi in the reports of The Telegraph and The Daily Mail.Read more "FLY Statement in support of Lola Olufemi and the Decolonize the English Faculty Campaign"
Events like Notting Hill Carnival must be protected. The demonisation and criticism of them in the press, or the attempts by the wealthy and powerful to shut them down, must be challenged.Read more "Notting Hill Carnival: A show of strength by immigrant working class communities of London | Nadine Batchelor-Hunt"
In putting this zine together, we wanted to create a space to celebrate the work of people like us, people whose experiences of life and of Cambridge in particular are complex, painful and joyful.Read more "FLY, vol. 1 (2016-2017)"
We hope that the university will do its due diligence in protecting and ensuring Jason’s well-being, as well as in supporting his right to freedom of speech.Read more "FLY Statement in support of Jason Osamede Okundaye"
Annual letter from FLY Cambridge: FLY will continue taking up space alongside WNBPOC of the university and speak out against all forms of ignorance and discrimination.Read more "Annual Letter 2016-2017 | FLY Cambridge"