Black Lives Matter
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An organized movement advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality against Black people in the United States and around the world.
Learning about the Windrush generation in UK school remains an optional topic for 11 to 14-year-olds studying history. Critics have condemned Britain’s “historical amnesia”.
Diversity’s Ofcom complaints: Audiences consume Black culture but don’t want to engage with the realities.5 min read
Complaints stated that family shows like Britain’s Got Talent shouldn’t be political. However, the problem is much more complex and sinister than simple politics.
For many Americans, law and order has long been as much a private matter as something for the government to handle.
How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings.7 min read
The racism that is now the target of protest across the globe is rooted in the decisions made 100 years ago by white men from powerful countries who believed maintaining their dominance was more important than seeking peace through justice.
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
Enslaved people’s health was ignored from the country’s beginning, laying the groundwork for today’s health disparities.4 min read
The health care inequities suffered by Black Americans today began centuries ago. An understanding of the inequities of the past is an imperative. Only then can we begin to dismantle structural racism.
Can you only ever truly ‘belong’ in Britain if you aren’t white? Racism in Britain is all about who belongs and who doesn’t, Dr Lina Fadel writes.