Tag archive for ‘racism’’
By admin On Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
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‘Feeling over fact’? Report on ‘institutional racism’ facing black scientists in UK draws ‘race-baiting’ accusations

A report in which black British scientists describe the UK’s research culture as “institutionally racist” has prompted yet another debate over the existence of “structural bias” in academia and drawn accusations More...

By admin On Thursday, October 7th, 2021
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NO TO HATE: People take part in a Take The Knee event outside the Guildhall, Southampton, as part of a TUC and Stand Up To Racism week

NO TO HATE: People take part in a Take The Knee event outside the Guildhall, Southampton, as part of a TUC and Stand Up To Racism week Morning Star  More...

By admin On Thursday, October 7th, 2021
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EXCLUSIVE: Majority of voters say police have problem with racism, poll finds

A majority of voters in the UK believe that the police have a problem with racism, an exclusive poll for LFF has found. The poll was carried out by Savanta: ComRes and asked voters to what extent they thought that More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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Bomb hoax at refugee accommodation is proof that platforming racism is far from harmless, antiracists warn

A BOMB scare at a hotel accommodating refugees is proof that giving a platform to racist and misogynistic comedy is far from harmless, anti-racist campaigners said today. North Yorkshire Police confirmed that More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 6th, 2021
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Demonstrators outside Tory conference ‘take the knee’ to protest failure to tackle racism

DEMONSTRATORS outside the Tory Party conference “took the knee” today in protest at the government’s failure to tackle racism and police brutality. The People’s Assembly accused Home Secretary Priti Patel, More...

By admin On Thursday, September 30th, 2021
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Review: ‘Stephen’ – A harrowing portrayal of institutional racism and corruption

The new ITV show Stephen is a three-part series that dramatises the investigation into the murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993. The investigation (which was the third to take place) was only completed in 2012, More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021
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Stand Up to Racism and the Afghan Human Rights Foundation stage a protest outside the Home Office in Westminster, central London

Stand Up to Racism and the Afghan Human Rights Foundation stage a protest outside the Home Office in Westminster, central London, in August 2021 Morning Star  More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
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Review: Steve McQueen’s Uprising – Racism, the police, and struggle

On Saturday 17 January 1981, in south east London, thirteen young black people were killed – and dozens more injured – after a racist act of arson burned down the house where they were holding a birthday party. More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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Batting away complaints – Azeem Rafiq and racism in cricket

Repeated failures to address the racial abuse suffered by cricketer Azeem Rafiq illustrates the endemic racism which plagues the game, argues Jamal Elaheebocus Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
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The anti-Irish racism rooted in Scotland’s elite

As Orange Lodges prepare to march, we repost Chris Bambery’s analysis of the roots of anti-Irish racism in Scotland’s ruling institutions Counterfire Daily  More...