By Kate Hollinshead: firstname.lastname@example.org The last few weeks have seen an outpouring of grief, fear, concern and anger after the details of the murder of Sarah Everard have emerged. Feelings have run high in the political sphere, on social media
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.
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.
On Wednesday, The Independent newspaper ran with the cover story that ChildLine has seen a 69% increase in young people contacting them because of racial bullying. The statistic comes from ChildLine’s report “Can I tell you something?” which provides a