When reading about the rise in hate crimes on social media I was disappointed and frustrated to see quotes shared and repeated where the author likely believes they are being ‘neutral’ or ‘unbiased’ in their reporting, but where they are in fact perpetuating harmful stereotypes and prejudice.
Category: Race & Ethnicity
In a society with such range, equality and diversity must be promoted throughout our schools with a call for more representation in the classroom.
Black History Month is just around the corner, and in a year with so much discussion and awareness of racial injustices around the world and at home, it feels as important as ever. Which means schools will also be feeling increasing pressure to get it right. I want to address some of the barriers that might stop schools from engaging with Black History Month, sharing top tips for doing it justice.
In the past few days and weeks there has been a distressing amount of antisemitic hatred being spread on social media and beyond. There has been wide-spread (and entirely justified) outrage at Wiley’s barrage of antisemitic tweets, and more so, the platform’s initial inaction against such hatred, leading many to boycott Twitter for 48 hours.
So, what is meant by the term ‘antisemitism’?
EqualiTeach, like many other organisations and individuals across the UK, has been powerfully impacted by recent events in the US, in particular the murder of George Floyd. Our hearts are with all of those mourning their loss, and those mourning
The murder of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer and the subsequent protests against systemic racism and oppression will be impacting heavily on children in the UK. This blog provides tips for talking to children and young people about race and racism.
N, 14 “As a young mixed-race girl growing up in the UK… I believe that it is important that we recognise that the UK is not innocent, racism is sadly still very prevalent in our society… Alex, 14 “…there are
The new Immigration Bill was voted through the House of Commons with an overwhelming majority. But, whilst it appears to have little opposition within the Cabinet, there is vocal and urgent opposition to it across political parties and throughout UK society.
As anyone who’s ever familiar with tales of genies knows, wishes don’t often run smoothly and the crisis that we are currently living through has the potential to exacerbate existing inequalities and impact more heavily on young people who are already more disadvantaged by the current system.
For the sixth year running, EqualiTeach in partnership with Islington Council will be delivering equality workshops to young people in schools throughout Islington.
By Olga Nasiridou Black History Month is a time to honour the achievements and contributions of Black people. However, often, Black History Month focusses on the achievements of a narrow group of Black civil rights activists such as Martin Luther
Picture: ITV By Rachel Elgy We are not short of headlines and Twitter trends talking about the latest argument about racism. The stories are often similar: a white person in a position of power and/or privilege gets called out for