Author: Paige Furlonge-Walker

Paige is a final year sociology student at the University of Leicester, but her family home is based in West Sussex. In her spare time she paints political and abstract acrylic-based pieces. She has recently taken up an interest in writing and is keen to shine a light on the next generational perspective of political and social issues.

YOUNG WRITER

Being black and British: the identity crisis I did not ask for

Paige Furlonge-Walker
Black British

Watching the Meghan Markle interview triggered difficult emotions for Paige Furlonge Walker, a young black British woman. The interview felt to Paige like an attack on all black people and all non-white folk. Paige felt angry, with nowhere to direct the momentum it gave her. This article is her doing something about it.