How do you recognise discrimination?
More recent events in my life have caused me to re-think why I find myself in my current predicament. What am I doing with my life? Who am I? Stuck on a perpetual roller-coaster, I spin around, get flipped upside down, and pulled back up again through a daily slog of trying to find a meaningful existence.
It appears that the system is definitely against me.
As I complete endless job applications with my qualifications, who I’ve worked for, my age, marital status and number of children, I am confronted by a page of simply outrageous enquiries.
MIXED = White and Black Caribbean or White and Black African, or White and Asian or OTHER MIXED?
ASIAN OR ASIAN BRITISH = Indian or Pakistani or Bangladeshi or Chinese or OTHER ASIAN?
BLACK OR BLACK BRITISH = Caribbean, African, OTHER BLACK?
OTHER ETHNIC GROUP = Arab or OTHER ETHNIC GROUP or prefer not to say?