prejudice

Institutional racism

“Institutional racism is that which, covertly or overtly, resides in the policies, procedures, operations and culture of public or private institutions – reinforcing individual prejudices and being reinforced by them in turn.”  It’s been over 20 years since The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry which was chaired by Sir William Macpherson. During that time, Macpherson made 70 …

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The Cycle of Socialization: we are not born racist

“Nobody’s born racist; we all found it.” Christian Picciolini, a former neo-Nazi punk rock musician turned American author, public speaker and founder of the Free Radicals Project categorises racism as a form of learning which derives from fear, prejudice and hate. In a 2017 Ted Talk, Picciolini talks about his experience of being recruited by …

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