The past few weeks have been hugely troubling for everyone – and especially difficult and painful for people of colour. The killing of George Floyd in the US – plus the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities in the UK –have highlighted the gaping inequalities in our societies. It has meant that many have tried to reflect upon what we might do to support our BAME communities. But where do we start?
Angela Y. Davis, the American activist, once said: “In a racist society it is not enough to be non-racist; we must be anti-racist.”
One thing that we all can do is educate ourselves by reading.