Abigail Morris, employment policy adviser to the British Chambers of Commerce, said the research was flawed. "There are limitations to the results. The researchers only used nine occupations, and I am not sure that the number of replies they received is a representative sample. We are concerned that the results will be interpreted to say that most employers are racist, whereas they prove no such thing." … [Read more...] about Undercover job hunters reveal huge race bias in Britain’s workplaces
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Evey added: 'And to my beautiful black brothers and sisters who grew up in a community which told them that they are not wanted, which told them that they are a novelty, that they are only a fascination, a curiosity; which told them that they are not good enough, that they are not equal, who were told to sit down and shut up when they rose to speak their truth, it's OK if these moments have shaped you. … [Read more...] about Mixed race woman called names like ‘mushroom head’ as a child says there is ‘no excuse for the lack of racial awareness taught in schools’ – after a teacher told her to ‘stop feeling victimised’
While Hamilton led the charge, so to speak, he has received much support and encouragement from within the sport. George Russell's Twitter homepage subtly offers users a link to a site to a Black Lives Matter website entitled "Ways You Can Help." All cars will have rainbows painted on the crash protection "HALO" structures around their cockpits this season, in pride of place for the onboard camera shots. In an interview, Lando Norris intimated that drivers might well "take the knee" on the grid in Austria before the race. … [Read more...] about As F1 tries to go racing in a pandemic, what’s changed?
“For someone seeking a job in publishing, an internship involves having to find accommodation in London for several weeks, or having contacts in the city. It becomes an impossibility for someone from a working class background with no family connections,” said Myers, who won the Walter Scott prize for his novel set in 18th-century Yorkshire, The Gallows Pole. “The trickle-down effect is that the publishing business is run by employees from the south east, or from privileged backgrounds, [who are] then therefore, broadly speaking, less able to relate to creative content that differs wildly from their lived experience – a novel set in an obscure northern town, for example.” … [Read more...] about Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds
She became a member of the Revolutionary Communist party, contributing to its magazine Living Marxism. But she got frustrated at what she saw as the narrow-mindedness of the left, and embarked on the journey across the political spectrum that resulted in her being hired by Policy Exchange, the modernising Tory thinktank, and ultimately took her to Downing Street. … [Read more...] about Munira Mirza: PM’s ‘nonsense detector’ who has attacked racism claims