As a person of colour, I need to own my own racism

Home Secretary, Priti Patel, claims she doesn’t need a lecture on racism

Priti Patel sparked controversy (a term I’m sure she’s familiar with) when she claimed that she didn’t need a lecture on racism having been subjected to racist bullying as a child. But experiencing racism and being a person of colour does not exempt one from holding racist ideals.

Priti Patel and I share an alarmingly similar ethnic background. Like her, I was born in London…