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Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities: The Report

"The purpose of this report is to lay the ground for a country built on the full participation and trust of all communities. We envisage a country more at ease with itself because it can recognise where progress has been made. One that is confident that, where unequal access to opportunity persists, whether among inner city ethnic minorities or the left-behind from the ethnic majority, it is being addressed. We do not believe that the UK is yet a post-racial society which has completed the long journey to equality of opportunity. And we know, too many of us from personal experience, that prejudice and discrimination can still cast a shadow over lives. Outright racism still exists in the UK, whether it surfaces as graffiti on someone’s business, violence in the street, or prejudice in the labour market. It can cause a unique and indelible pain for the individual affected and has no place in any civilised society." Introduction (Extract).

Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities: The Report | PDF | GOV.UK | March 2021

'Considerable number' giving evidence to race commission said UK is systemically racist – as it happened | The Guardian | 31 Mar 2021
Race report: 'UK not deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities' | BBC News | 31 Mar 2021
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No evidence of institutional racism in UK, says report commissioned by government | Channel 4 | 21 Mar 2021

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