A person's right to fair and equal treatment does not warrant a discussion. Instead, it demands for society to side with what is morally just and to do what is necessary to honour such a right.
It is not enough to stay silent, it is not enough not to be racist, we must be actively anti-racist. We must face the past of our nation and the horrors of colonialism, and feel ashamed of it. We must be mindful, and we must demand better.
Ask yourself this: as you've been sat at home, searching for solace from Covid-19, where have you turned? Likely the arts. Whether it be binge-watching a Netflix series, watching one of the many streamed theatrical productions online, or listening to live-streamed concerts from your favourite artists. It is the arts, and artists, that have helped many get through this difficult time. Now it is our turn to help them.
"It's the "what am I doing with my life" feeling. It's the feeling that you should have achieved more by now. Feeling that your best years are fading away. Knowing what you want, but not having the foggiest idea of how to make it happen. It's not knowing where to push yourself next for the best. Not wanting to settle for less than you think you're worth. The burden of societal expectations. Fear of failure."