Racism and Equality

This is a picture of me and my friend Maggie.

Me & Maggie

We’re both Councillors.

One of us is a senior manager in the NHS. One isn’t.

One of us drives a rather nice car. One doesn’t.

And one of us can rent a home from the estate agent we’re standing in front of. One can’t

Maggie is the senior manager. Maggie has the nice car. But only I can rent the home.

That’s because I’m white and Maggie is black.

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Celebrating Chalkhill

Ever heard of Chalkhill?

If the answer is yes, you’re probably thinking negative things right now. A postwar high-rise estate which degenerated into crime and decay. A postcode Pizza Hut won’t deliver to. Gangs.

These perceptions are absolutely, categorically wrong.

Chalklhill Estate

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