Football and racism

We’re talking about what everybody else is talking about this week. The racist treatment of Saka, Rashford and Sancho, the three black England players who took penalties in Sunday’s European final at Wembley. As this played out, we all probably witnessed the  shock and outrage expressed in the news and on social media. I think…Read story

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Tackling racism in school

Last night the Guardian reported on the horrendous rate of school exclusion for children of black, Asian and minority ethnic origins. They revealed that Gypsy, Roma and traveller children are nine times more likely to be suspended in some areas of the country than their white counterparts, while black Caribbean pupils are being excluded at…Read story

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Report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

Our thoughts on the Race Report

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities have released their report on institutional racism. It claims that there is no evidence of institutional racism in the UK. And that other countries addressing their own structural racism should look to the UK as an example. The Macpherson Report published in 1999 in response to the racially…Read story

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