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Covid has thrived on racial discrimination, says Baroness Doreen Lawrence

Labour's review says ethnic minorities are "over-exposed" and have worse healthcare than white people. go to Article >

Five Key Recommendations From The Lawrence Review Into Covid Impact On BAME Communities

38 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Baroness Doreen Lawrence has set out 20 recommendations for the government to protect those most at risk from coronavirus and tackle inequality in the longer term. The equality campaigner was commissioned to lead the review into how Covid-19 is... read more

Detention Rate Under The Mental Health Act Is Four Times Higher For Black People In England

37 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The detention rate under the Mental Health Act is four times higher for Black people in England than white people, new figures have revealed.  Data published by the NHS on Tuesday showed that in 2019/20, there was the equivalent of 321.7... read more

Race is clearly a factor in Covid deaths, but the UK government is in denial | Winston Morgan

37 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

If ministers can’t see the role of structural racism in the first wave, history will repeat itself in the second Since the start of the pandemic the government has produced a series of reports on the impact of Covid-19. One statistic that has... read more

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 12 Aug 2020

114 Days ago News Source: Theweek.co.uk

Britain in recession as PM warns of ‘bumpy months’ Boris Johnson has said the British economy faces “bumpy months” ahead and has a “long, long way to go” until it sees a return to “economic vitality... read more

BAME People Who Have Coronavirus Should Not Be Stigmatised, Lisa Nandy Says

141 Days ago News Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people with coronavirus should not be stigmatised, a shadow cabinet minister said... read more