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I've been following discussions on this board for a while and now feel compelled to add my voice after the appalling racist water buffalo slur on Bayo. In order to examine our club's own privilege, I believe the time has come to ask ourselves: is Wycombe Wanderers racist? The answer is 'yes' and if you disagree with this you are just part of the problem. First, look at our club badge: a swan, a symbol of whiteness and the historical oppression all white people (and their offspring) are inherently guilty of. To add insult to injury, the swan has a chain around its neck, a symbol of the thousands of years of bondage people of colour have been subjected to. Our club colour is blue, the colour of the police — an institutionally racist institution which has been institutionally oppressing people of colour in the UK since 1800. What's more, our club nickname is 'the chairboys', a gendered reference to the furniture trade in Wycombe in which hundreds of West Indians were forcibly removed from their homelands to work. I'd like to suggest some ways we can recognise our unconscious (and conscious) racism and show our allyship with the LGBTQ+BAME community: 1) change our club badge to feature an Silvery-cheeked Hornbill, a bird of African descent, 2) change our club kit to the rainbow stripes, 3) change our nickname so it isn't gendered, maybe the 'futonfolks' (?), 4) all players take a knee for the first 10 minutes of each half, and 5) give contracts to people of colour in the town regardless of their footballing ability to ensure our team reaches 100% diversity in the next few years. Only through these changes can we take the first steps to truly rid ourselves of our inherent racism, a racism of which we can never truly rid ourselves.