Umaima Khan explains how racism is deep rooted in history, yet often glanced over and never properly acknowledged. Khan argues that an accurate account of history is required in the national curriculum in order to combat racism.
A contributor responds to Makki Tahir’s previous Melting Scot blog post, by highlighting the importance of education on issues of current and historical racism, and why schools in the UK have failed to educate their students adequately on these matters.
Marwa Daher left Syria as a refugee and arrived in Scotland when she was 15. Her determination and passion to share the voices of the unheard, has led her to pursue a career of journalism. Here she shares her inspiring story.
Ramiza Mohammed recounts the challenges and obstacles she has overcome on her path to setting up her own successful law firm.
A contributor shares her experience of growing up and the different friendships she has made along the way.
Anmol Dhanda discusses their love of music, and explores its ability to allow for expression and creativity.
As protesters rise up in anger at the continued systematic racism against black people worldwide, Kiran Kaur reflects on the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement through poetry.
Shauntelle Islam recounts her experience of growing up half Bengali, half Scottish, and coming to realise her identity as a mixed race Scot.
Halal restaurants can still be tricky to find, and many still don’t know they exist. Raisah Goheer gives tips to make sure fellow Muslims don’t compromise their appetites when it comes to eating out.
Rebekah Cheung discusses the rise in racism faced by East Asians amidst the Coronavirus pandemic.