The Class Gap

The Class Gap

Author: “Shakiesha Beckford, LSE student and Editorial Board Creative Associate.” I have now finished my second year of university and it has dawned on me that I have no work experience. I have always dreamt of becoming what one may refer to as a ‘modern day explorer’. I thoroughly enjoy interacting with people of different ethno-religious groups. I enjoy learning new things and understanding how different people live in different parts of the world. I wanted to become an explorer because I believe many people in the west, as well as in various other sections of the world, live in a ‘bubble’. What I mean by a ‘bubble’ is that we do not know or care to understand how other people live; many of us tend to listen to folk-devil stories and take them as the truth. The truth is to be discovered! My aim has always been to bring the truth to everyone’s table, allowing them to indulge in it. I understand that not everyone wants to know the truth, simply because the truth can be hard to digest. However, I aim to offer a solution. Everything in this world is subject to change. I have always wanted to help people by making a positive change to the world; by giving a voice to those often rendered invisible. I have decided that in order to achieve my life long dream, I need to be given a chance. I need someone to see my potential, to guide me, to teach me, thus enabling me to reach my potential. I need work experience! All I seek is a chance and all...