Friday, April 23

Tag: Justice

'I'm a black barrister working in a broken justice system'
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'I'm a black barrister working in a broken justice system'

As the race report finds that the 'UK is not deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities', this piece recognises that there is systemic racism in our judicial system.A government review has concluded that the UK ‘no longer’ functions in a way that disadvantages individuals from ethnic minorities. The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities yesterday shared their findings. The report states that factors such as family structure and social class impact people’s lives more than race. The report also shared that the UK isn’t a ‘post-racial country’, however has had success in removing racial bias from both education and the economy. It said that the UK ‘should be regarded as a model for other white-majority countries’. It didn’t clai...
"Say Her Name" – Celebrities Who Used Their Emmys Outfits to Advocate For Racial Justice
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"Say Her Name" – Celebrities Who Used Their Emmys Outfits to Advocate For Racial Justice

On Sunday, Sept. 20, multiple celebrities showed their support for the racial-justice movement at the 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards, both in their acceptance speeches and in the outfits they chose to wore. Celebrities like Regina King and Uzo Aduba wore shirts honoring the memory of Breonna Taylor, and actors like Sterling K. Brown and Sandra Oh put their own empowering twists on their awards-night outfits. Watchmen writer Damon Lindelof also made a powerful statement with his "Remember Tulsa '21" T-shirt, which referenced the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, a racist attack on Black residents of Tulsa, OK, by mobs of white residents. During the show, celebrities also pointed out their disinclination to celebrate during a period of such great social and political unrest in the US and urged...