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In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are “sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
Black, Asian and ethnic minorities are up to ten times more likely to be stopped and searched than white people in the UK.
Going to a protest may increase your risk of COVID-19. But calling out the structural racism that takes black lives and affects health outcomes for people of colour is also vital.
COVID-19 is deadlier for black Brazilians, a legacy of structural racism that dates back to slavery.5 min read
In Brazil, black COVID-19 patients are dying at higher rates than white patients. Worse housing quality, working conditions and health care help to explain the pandemic’s racially disparate toll.
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.