About the Author

Indie author Sharon Hurley Hall is an anti-racism activist, writer, and educator. Firmly committed to doing her part to eliminate racism, she is the Founder and Curator-in-Chief of Sharon’s Anti-Racism Newsletter. In this twice-weekly online publication, Sharon writes about existing while Black in majority-white spaces, and amplifies the voices of other anti-racism activists. She has written and ghostwritten articles for companies and non-profits looking to show up authentically with their DEIB and JEDI content. Sharon is also the Head of Anti-Racism & Special Advisor for Diverse Leaders Group.

A writer with more than 25 years’ experience, Sharon is the author of Exploring Shadeism, an analysis of colorism in Barbados and the wider Caribbean. A self-confessed word nerd and polymath, Sharon has also worked as a journalist, an editor, and a senior journalism professor at Coventry University in the U.K. A speaker and podcaster, Sharon is the co-host of The Introvert Sisters podcast, and has been a featured presenter at events by The National Collaboration for Youth Mental Health, SIETAR DC, The Equality Practice, and Jim-Ree Museum Inc. 

Sharon holds MA degrees in Media and Cultural Studies, and in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. She helped develop and teach the MA Journalism programme at Coventry University in the UK.
You can catch up with Sharon on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.