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Prejudice by Tim Minchin

Prejudice by Tim Minchin
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Don't Assume You Know How Retta Rolls - CONAN on TBS Young, black and unemployed: the tragedy of the 44% | Diane Abbott | Opinion It is a paradox of the history of British migration that, while the first generation of postwar black immigrants came to this country to work, unemployment among their children and grandchildren is stubbornly high. Figures I've just received from the Labour Force Survey reveal that unemployment among young black people (aged 16-24) is a shocking 44% – over twice the rate of their white counterparts, of whom 20% are jobless. Black and Asian migrants after the war helped rebuild the economy: working in factories; doing the night shifts; working on the railways and driving the buses. One of the causes of high black unemployment is shared by working class males whatever their colour. My father came to this country in the 1950s having left school in Jamaica at 14. What is clear is that this recession is hitting ethnic minorities disproportionately hard. In recent decades black people have made advances in all kinds of employment.

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost - 'Get Lucky' (Daft Punk Cover) - Capital Breakfast Racial-Disparities-Bias-San-Francisco-Police-Department-Study-431066603 Racial disparities continue to persist in San Francisco's criminal justice system, according to a study reported by the San Francisco Examiner. The study, which was commissioned by the San Francisco Public Defender's Office and conducted by the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice, found that minority populations, especially blacks, are booked on more severe charges, more likely to be convicted of felonies and spend more time behind bars compared to white offenders. The racial disparity is rooted in the arresting and booking processes as opposed to the court system, according to the study. That point was highlighted by the finding claiming that blacks endure 50 percent more severe charges compared to whites at the time of booking. Those charges go on to impact minority populations during the court process, according to the study. The study's findings have been challenged by the city's police department.

Mrs Doubtfire recut as a horror movie "España no se da cuenta de lo racista que es": cuatro jóvenes nos hablan de microrracismos En septiembre comenzó la temporada escolar. Y, con ella, volvieron los madrugones, la siempre costosa compra de material escolar, el reencuentro con los antiguos compañeros y... los comentarios racistas sobre la población de origen inmigrante en los colegios. El tuitero @taramonication, peruano afincado en Madrid, explicaba en un hilo de Twitter que se había encontrado a un buen amigo -"de izquierdas"- quien le habló del colegio al que llevaba a su hijo: Sí, según @taramonication, su colega empleó la palabra "limpieza". Héctor Cebolla, profesor de Sociología en la UNED, ya explicó en "La concentración de inmigrantes en las escuelas españolas" que los peores resultados académicos en colegios con mucha población inmigrante no se deben al lugar de nacimiento de sus alumnos, sino a que los inmigrantes estén sobrerrepresentados entre las clases desfavorecidas de la sociedad. Este tipo de racismo no es, ni mucho menos, un fenómeno nuevo. "Se nos asocia con las bandas"

Stephen Colbert’s best science segments: Will his move to CBS dumb down his guest list? Still via Comedy Central David Letterman announced last week that he will soon be retiring from The Late Show after hosting for more than 30 years, and CBS has confirmed that Stephen Colbert will replace him. While switching from The Colbert Report to The Late Show will be a huge career advancement for the comedian and TV show host, it could be a big loss for television coverage of science. Stephen Colbert is one of the only news or faux-news anchors to regularly cover scientific discoveries and interview scientists. “The Colbert Report has certainly been one of the best television programs ever for showcasing scientists—and I don't just mean ‘for a comedy talk show,’” says science comedian Brian Malow. Among the other physicists Colbert has interviewed are Brian Greene, Michio Kaku, and Lawrence Krauss. This could change when Colbert takes over The Late Show. Colbert’s transition comes at a terrible time for coverage of science.

‘Merlí’, tenim un problema Aquest estiu Filmin estrenava Ackley bridge, una ficció adolescent amb un gran èxit a Gran Bretanya. El punt de partida és la creació d’un institut que integra dues línies d’ensenyament fins aleshores separades, una formada majoritàriament per estudiants blancs, l’altra per alumnes d’origen asiàtic. La sèrie pren el nom del poble imaginari on transcorre, un municipi de classe obrera a Yorkshire. El nou escenari escolar no es presenta en cap moment com idíl·lic, ans al contrari. Per inevitable comparació, Ackley bridge també fa evident una de les grans mancances de Merlí. Un nou país antiracista i antimisògin I si no se’ls invisibilitza, se’ls estigmatitza.

Hot as . . . Police Shooting Statistics 2016: Are More Black People Killed By Officers Than Other Races? Of the 990 people who were killed by police officers in 2015, the Washington Post reported 258 of them were black. So far in 2016, there have been 708 documented deaths in police shootings, 173 of which have resulted the deaths of African-Americans. Although there has been increased media attention surrounding the police killings of black people — on Saturday videos were released of Keith Scott’s death after he was shot by a police officer in Charlotte, North Carolina — statistics show the number of police shootings has increased among all races. The Post, which has been collecting data and public records on police shootings throughout the country since last year, reported 325 white people and 111 Hispanics have been shot and killed by police so far in 2016. Of the 708 deaths reported, the races of 27 of those kills were described as other, and the races of 72 of the deceased are still unknown.

15 Top Super Bowl Commercials of 2013 [With HD Clips] Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race On 22 February 2014, I published a post on my blog. I titled it “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race”. It read: “I’m no longer engaging with white people on the topic of race. Not all white people, just the vast majority who refuse to accept the existence of structural racism and its symptoms. I can no longer engage with the gulf of an emotional disconnect that white people display when a person of colour articulates their experience. You can see their eyes shut down and harden. “This emotional disconnect is the conclusion of living a life oblivious to the fact that their skin colour is the norm and all others deviate from it. “At best, white people have been taught not to mention that people of colour are “different” in case it offends us. “They’ve never had to think about what it means, in power terms, to be white, so any time they’re vaguely reminded of this fact, they interpret it as an affront. “That’s the emotional disconnect. Both men received life sentences.

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