Category Archives: race equality

Is a Racist Comment Racism? – a question of sport and beyond!

It was never my intention to turn this blog into a sports report, but who could have predicted such furore as we have seen/heard since the decision last week to remove the England captaincy from John Terry – he has … Continue reading

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Keep Prejudices Where They Belong – deep inside!

In a recent blog, I describe David Cameron’s apology about his sexist outburst in Parliament. This week we are reading John Terry’s assertion that he did not make a racist comment to a black footballer – although the police are getting … Continue reading

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Assumptions about Racial Characteristics – a recipe for prejudice

“Is it wrong to note 100m winners are always black?” I start by saying that this is not my phrase, but the headline question of Matthew Syed, former UK professional table tennis player and now BBC journalist who also writes … Continue reading

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Equalities – it’s just political correctness gone mad, or is it?

On the radio yesterday morning there was a discussion of some interest about Health and Safety in the workplace. During the subsequent phone-in, I was hearing comments that remind me of many meetings with employers and small/medium business owners who … Continue reading

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No Suprise – sexism in sport!

I was sure that my article this week was going to reflect on how Baroness Warsi, the chairman of the main party in Britain’s governing coalition, has said that anti-Muslim prejudice has “passed the dinner table test” and become socially … Continue reading

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The Equality Act – friend or foe?

The new legislation came into force this week and has been greeted with scepticism and misgivings. It is the latest in a long line of legal additions that have have been written to reduce discrimination in the workplace and beyond. … Continue reading

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