The legacies of imperialism are always closer to home than we think.
‘I have seen too much in the arts and creative industries in Scotland to keep it to myself.’
Sometimes when climbing mountains, there is no clear path and I have to make my own through treacherous terrains, but I know leveled-out lands are on the horizon.
People of colour have had a presence in Scotland’s rural communities for much longer than many realise, and it is time for this to be reflected across our creative communities.
Throughout Book Week Scotland 2020, we will be sharing daily writing prompts curated by writer and creative, Raheema Sayed. Join us each day from Nov 16-22, 2020 on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and our website for inspirational prompts to write with joy, hope, and centre well-being.