Black and Minority Ethnic workers are still bearing the brunt of the pandemic

Support us and go ad-free The unemployment rate for Black and Minority Ethnic workers has risen three times faster than for white workers over the past year. New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the unemployment rate for BME workers has increased from 6.1% in 2020 to 8% this year. In …
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LGBT+ History Month: 36 brilliant resources for Queer Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority and POC

LGBT+ History Month takes place between the 1-28 February in the UK and is celebrated annually. Its purpose is to give tribute to LGBTQI+ activists and heroes of the past, to educate young people about the history of the gay rights movement, and to champion a modern, safer, and inclusive society. The grassroots and volunteer-led …
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Guidance: COVID-19: mitigation of risks in occupational settings with a focus on ethnic minority groups

Consensus statement from Public Health England, the Health and Safety Executive and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine. Source link

South African Activist Kumi Naidoo: Trump is Attempting a Coup to Install Minority Rule

We continue to look at the world’s response to the U.S. election with South African activist Kumi Naidoo, a global ambassador for Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity, former secretary general of Amnesty International and former head of Greenpeace. Naidoo says President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden is good news, but notes that …
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South African Activist Kumi Naidoo: Trump is Attempting a Coup to Install Minority Rule

We continue to look at the world’s response to the U.S. election with South African activist Kumi Naidoo, a global ambassador for Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity, former secretary general of Amnesty International and former head of Greenpeace. Naidoo says President Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden is good news, but notes that …
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Packing the Courts: How Republicans Spent Decades Installing Judges to Cement Minority Rule

Amid Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, we look at how conservatives have used dark money to push to seat her on the Supreme Court before the November 3 election, following a decades-long project by conservatives to install right-wing judges across the federal judiciary. “There’s no doubt that what we’re facing is increasingly rule …
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Packing the Courts: How Republicans Spent Decades Installing Judges to Cement Minority Rule

Amid Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett, we look at how conservatives have used dark money to push to seat her on the Supreme Court before the November 3 election, following a decades-long project by conservatives to install right-wing judges across the federal judiciary. “There’s no doubt that what we’re facing is, increasingly, rule …
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