It takes a lot of confidence to be this ridiculous.
‘These breath-taking, astute, fierce, resilient, considered sisters make me really excited about what the future for women of colour in the UK could look like.
‘[Siana’s] candid account of the incident on social media helped uncover the underbelly of the UK racism which is often swept under the ‘illusion of inclusion’ carpet. We have to keep telling our stories, to keep our humanity thriving and prevent others from overstepping our boundaries.’ – Simone Bresi-Ando , The Voice, January 2016
To be called ‘breath-taking’ and to feature alongside people like Serena Williams (second time this has happened!), Viola Davis, John Boyega, and my friend Chardine Taylor-Stone leaves me in awe. To be recognised by your community for the work you do in their name means the world. I hope the work I do today helps to change the world tomorrow.
Here’s to more of the same this year!
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