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‘I was given a paper about her.
Her hero was Rosa Parks, her favorite food was tacos from Dairy Queen and she loved to read. I thought this sounds like a bright little girl,’ Hamby told the Houston Chronicle. ‘I still have that paper today.
She became a suffragette and a revolutionary. I’m also adapting Anita Anand’s biography of Princess Sophia Duleep Singh, who was the daughter of the last Maharajah of Punjab and Queen Victoria’s goddaughter.
I just desperately wanted to fit in as most kids do. I was embarrassed by the food in my lunchbox and I’d swot up on the music my friends’ dads would listen to so I could say; ‘Yeah, my dad plays this all the time too.’ Now I’m out the other side and wanting desperately to embrace anything remotely Indian so that I can honour my heritage.
Ms Nelson-Addy showed those who attended a PowerPoint slide of a mark scheme used for the 2017 English Language paper by AQA, one of the UK’s biggest exam board, and claimed the mark scheme encouraged students to get marks by ‘reaffirming white skin is a key feature in beauty’.
Dr Alka Sehgal Cuthbert, director of education at the anti-racist group Don’t Divide Us, labelled the seminar has having an ‘inappropriate approach’ which stopped students from being able to have a ‘full, open, organic and undirected’ discussion about the texts.
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The parts I was being offered were so stereotypical. Then we were let out into the industry and suddenly it felt like there was a glass wall in front of me. I thought ‘Why can’t there be an Asian character who takes drugs in the park or who’s a superhero?’
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His wider group of friends include my character Zia, and you realise none of them have it together, they’re all dealing with their own issues — family, trying to forge an identity, sexuality, falling in love — just making lots of mistakes, which is what being a teenager is all about.
The writing’s very relatable. All the characters are just average teenagers.
The mark scheme revealed examiners were told the best answer may spot how to author described the protagonist Rosabel’s ‘beautiful red hair, white skin and green eyes’, or mention the character’s wealth, beauty and happiness as features of a privileged lifestyle.
I’m so proud of all the things I did, like drinking blended goat’s penis. I’d watched it for years and thought, ‘I’d never do that.’ But when it came to it, I’m super competitive and can’t resist a challenge.
I also decided to go naked in the shower rather than wear a swimming costume because I knew they’d never show it. The first time I did it I heard all the cameras turning away. So at least I had a proper wash — if you can call being hosed down with a watering can ‘proper’.
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