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A stifling concern for race relations and community cohesion are official figures telling us that hate crimes have risen since Britain left the EU. Challenging mediums through which hate speech travels is a vital step to changing perceptions, but whilst facts and figures can help us develop a picture and understand trends in cultural relationships, […]Read more "Meeting the #FacesOfManc"
Students at City, University of London have approved a motion to ban newspapers that, “fuel fascism, racial tension and hatred in society.” Titled: ‘Opposing Facism & Social Divisiveness in the UK Media’, the policy names The Sun, The Express and The Daily Mail as the three British papers most culpable for denigrating minority communities through […]Read more "City University oppose media racism with Sun, Express and Mail boycott"
Can race and religion ever be irrelevant factors in an otherwise harmonious, collaborative society? This might be an ambitious question, but in Britain, we are better than most. Of course, racism has always been around, but in recent decades, you would like to think we have made progress in cultural understanding and race relations amongst […]Read more "Bringing communities together: Faith Network for Manchester"
When Britain left the European Union, many voiced concern about the implications of such a seismic decision on race relations. A statement released by the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) in June found that reports of hate crime had risen by 57% since the Brexit vote; a worrying spate, especially considering the rise of far […]Read more "Racism behind the screen – the impact of social media in post-Brexit hate crime"
2016 has been a worrying year for race relations at a local, national, and international level. Here in Britain, the vote to leave the EU has ruffled the feathers of prejudice, aggravating racially-charged incidents of verbal and physical abuse, and providing a façade for xenophobic normalisation. An initiative run by The Northern Quota, Keep The Faith believe it […]Read more "Keep The Faith MCR – A campaign for cultural cohesion in post-Brexit Britain"