Is a Cultural and Social Shift Necessary?

7. Apr, 2021
Summary of Education and Training

Having studied and used statistics many times in my role and during my degree, I know how you can manipulate the data to engineer a favoured hypotheses. This report takes 285 pages to state that there is no institutional racism in the UK. If that is the case they could have said it in one. I, and hundreds of thousands like me, would concur that there is institutional racism in the UK.

7. Apr, 2021
Independent report

Education and training

Published 31 March 2021 Firstly, putting Independent report in the report does not preclude it from being biased. 

 

 

 

7. Apr, 2021

BBC Radio 4 - Woman's Hour, Men and Violence  Transcript in brief from the show aired on the 18.3.21

What will stop certain men from attacking and harming women? Yesterday at Prime Minister’s Questions, Boris Johnson described Sarah Everard’s murder as appalling and said it had triggered a reaction which was wholly justified.

“Unless and until we have a change in our culture that acknowledges and understands that women currently do not feel they are being heard we will not fix this problem and that is what we must do. We need a cultural and social change in attitudes to redress the balance Mr Speaker and that is what I believe all politicians must now work together to achieve.”

Now let's replace the word 'women' with 'those of Black African heritage'

“Unless and until we have a change in our culture that acknowledges and understands that those of Black African heritage currently do not feel they are being heard we will not fix this problem and that is what we must do. We need a cultural and social change in attitudes to redress the balance Mr Speaker and that is what I believe all politicians must now work together to achieve.”

7. Apr, 2021

Jo breaks down and makes explicit the challenges that those in the legal profession face - intersectionality and convergence feature largely here