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How do we fight systemic racism when the UK government denies it exists?

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities has given the answer Boris Johnson wanted to hear: it says the UK "should be regarded as a model for other white-majority countries". Many people who bear the brunt of racism are tired of being asked how to end it. So what do white people need to do?

8 April 2021, 12.01am

Hear from:

Halima Begum Chief executive, The Runnymede Trust
Kemi Akinola CEO/MD of Be Enriched and Brixton People's Kitchen, and councillor in Wandsworth, London
Kehinde Andrews Professor of Black Studies, Birmingham City University; chair of Harambee Organisation of Black Unity; editor-in-chief of Make It Plain; author of ‘The New Age of Empire’
Marcus Ryder Executive producer of new media, Caixin Global; visiting professor at the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity, Birmingham City University; author of ‘Access All Areas: The Diversity Manifesto for TV and Beyond’
Chair, Nandini Archer Global commissioning editor, openDemocracy

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