I don’t want to put people off with a rant or alienate readers who don’t share my views.
Yet, I think we might have now reached a point in the US where the politicians are so stupid, it almost doesn’t matter what side you’re on. After the recent tragic Florida school shooting, The Florida House of Representatives leapt swiftly into action – by declaring pornography a public health risk.
But it is something that crept up on me very slowly.
"Just after the war was over, I was on a bus and there were two service people in front of me, one a woman.
Because of this, there is a growing movement to have the Windrush Generation officially celebrated due to their contribution to British society.This would mark the beginning of the mass immigration movement in the UK, resulting in an estimated 172,000 West Indian born people living in the UK by 1961.To many, they are known as the Windrush Generation.King describes his return to Jamaica as "disappointing".He wanted to finish his studies and get a good education: "In Jamaica, unless you had money, you weren't going to private school.Others, I would say, it didn't really matter for them. They were just nice, ordinary people." Ignoring racial tension, King says finding a job wasn't too difficult because of the need for a new workforce after the war.He rejoined the RAF and later worked as a manager for the Royal Mail and also became the first black mayor of the London Borough of Southwark."In other words, if they worked in the kitchens that was alright, but employers felt that shoppers wouldn't like to see coloured hands handling food.They thought that ladies wouldn't be happy to buy their underwear from coloured girls." In 'Colour Bar: The Triumph of Seretse Khama and His Nation' Susan Williams details the experience of William Naltey, who had served in the RAF: "I suppose you can say racism crept up on me, although some other people may have seen it straight away.They thought people from the colonies should be planting bananas and chocolate."People were more aggressive, they were trying to say that you shouldn't be here.