Tag archive for ‘BAME’
By admin On Monday, January 18th, 2021

Minister fears Covid infections in BAME community amid reluctance to take vaccine

Britain’s vaccine minister has warned that Covid-19 could continue to spread around the BAME community unless efforts are made to increase uptake of the jab among non-white groups. Speaking on Monday, Nadhim Zahawi More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021

UK NHS warns fake news causing BAME people to reject Covid-19 vaccine

An anti-disinformation campaign by the National Health Service is warning that language and cultural barriers are allowing fake news to cause black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) individuals to reject the Covid-19 More...

By admin On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Leader of Ealing Council Labour group ‘used bully pulpit’ to shut down pro-Corbyn motion – and shouting at BAME member to ‘shut up’ minutes after talk on structural racism

Ealing Labour group leader Steve Donnelly, in an image from his Twitter feed The leader of Ealing Council’s majority Labour group used a ‘bully pulpit’ to block discussion of a motion of support More...

By admin On Friday, November 13th, 2020

Quality vs quota? Outcry as Mayor Sadiq Khan tells London police that 40% of new hires must be BAME

London’s top cop has been told that 40 percent of new recruits must be from ethnic minority backgrounds as the city’s government looks to tackle allegations of racism and discrimination. The UK’s biggest More...

By admin On Sunday, July 26th, 2020

No solutions, no justice: Covid-19 and BAME communities

An International Women’s Day event hosted by Apsana Begum MP in Parliament, 2020. Photo: Gabriela Salva This month’s Government U-turn on funding free school meals over the summer was a welcome victory More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Labour MP Rosie Duffield says she could refuse to condemn racist abuse towards BAME activist for disagreeing with her policies

Labour MP Rosie Duffield has suggested that she could refuse to condemn racist abuse towards a BAME Labour activist in future after they disagreed with her policy suggestions about strengthening laws on the sale More...

By admin On Monday, July 13th, 2020

BAME and migrant workers to argue in court that lower pay for outsourced staff is ‘institutional racism’

BAME and migrant security guards working at St George’s University of London medical school are to argue in court that outsourcing them on worse pay than university-employed staff is race discrimmination breaching More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

Coronavirus: death rate higher if you’re poor and BAME

The report into disproportionate BAME deaths from Covid-19 confirms that structural racism is at the heart of the problem, writes Lucy Nichols Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Capitalism is racist: COVID-19 and BAME deaths

The official coronavirus death toll currently sits at over 39,000. But the real figure could be far more. This is an undeniable tragedy, causing enormous grief for families across the country. However, like most More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

In the US and UK, racism is killing BAME people

I hesitated to write about George Floyd, because in reality it’s unlikely the people who most need to understand this message will take it in. That police officer who killed him in Minneapolis isn’t just one More...