Courage calls to courage
Today is one of the most exciting days of my adult life. The first statue of a woman in Parliament Square, Millicent Fawcett, will be unveiled later. She fought for our right to vote, our civil rights. It comes amidst the Windrush Scandal, an apt reminder the fight for rights goes on. I think of my grandparents who came to Britain in the 50s. People were invited to fight for this country, help rebuild it and get justice after the injustice of imperialism. I cannot imagine this happening to South Asians so cannot believe how the Windrush Generation is being treated. As Fawcett said: ‘Courage calls to courage’. We must be courageous in the fight for ours and others’ rights.