Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Shaun Flores

Male mental health hit hard by COVID-19

In the last three weeks, a charity has said that more than half a million people accessed training to prevent suicide. The Zero Suicide Alliance, founded in 2017 a group of NHS trusts, charities, businesses and...

Agency workers are in the Coronavirus firing line

Gig economy workers are not being given personal protective equipment or being tested for infection leaving them at risk of contracting coronavirus. The Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has written to the...

BAME NHS worker’s remain in the firing line against COVID 19

The British government is being called to investigate the astonishing amount of BAME workers who are dying due to Covid-19. NHS England has called upon health trusts to assess (BAME)...

Are Africans in China victims of racism?

Africans living in China are being kicked out of their homes, refused entry to restaurants, supermarkets and even public transport under the new lockdown rules by the Chinese government to stop coronavirus. Lockdown in...

Is Rihanna in a durag more than a fashion statement?

In March this year, Rihanna made British Vogue history wearing the ‘durag’, the first cover star to ever wear the garment. Editor Edward Enninful describes it as a “potent symbol of black life” that is “rarely viewed...

Will we all be vegan after the Coronavirus?

COVID 19 has taken the world by storm. Many theories claim it came about due to Chinese people eating bats, others say it was pangolins. As of April 13th 2020, the world statistics...

Does the UK need martial law against lockdown defiers?

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You clapped for the NHS now clap for yourself

On Thursday 26th March at 8 pm, the public clapped for the NHS to show gratitude for the continuing service they provide amongst the ongoing rampage of COVID 19. Actors and royals, including Daniel Craig, Prince George,...

Lambs to the slaughter? The NHS volunteers

405,000 people have stepped up to Health Secretary Matt Hancock's call for NHS volunteers to fight against COVID 19. On Tuesday 24th March, Health Secretary Matt Hancock launched NHS volunteers, calling for 250,000 members...

Coronavirus lockdown finally exposed that we need to appreciate the NHS

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a complete lockdown on the UK in attempts to prevent the spread of COVID 19. https://twitter.com/BorisJohnson/status/1242187201334607886?s=20 The Police will be able to...

About Me

Shaun Flores is a writer based and born in London but his origin from a small island by the name of Trinidad & Tobago. At the moment Shaun is a freelance writer for a few magazines and online platforms, with the hope to become a political-cultural reporter on issues in the black community. He has just finished his masters in Race Media and Social Justice from Goldsmiths University. He hopes to study a PhD 'The absence of masculinity in the black home'. He writes political commentary surrounding the black community and veganism. With a keen interest in the current social and political climate we live in
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