Too often, we have viewed ethnic minorities through lumping everyone who is non-white into this crude category.
Posts Tagged: ethnic minorities
Historical reality is that there is no colour-bar on human wickedness and suffering, just as there is no colour-bar on human achievement.
David Skelton and Sam Bowman: Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth should be replaced with a Commonwealth hero
For too long the space has played host to ugly and vacuous ‘public art’. This is a much, much better use for it.
Sunder Katwala: Gandhi does not quite fit the bill of recognising ethnic minority Britons on our currency
He may have been one of the greatest figures to shape the 20th century, but a simplistic deification risks losing the complexity of the man.
Death is not a statistical data point, and the loss of life of a mother, a father, a child, and a key worker can never be filled.
The focus should be on greater prosperity for all – not on producing statistics to highlight ethnic differences.
Neil O’Brien: Why closing the marriage gap between rich and poor is a vital mission of social justice
My modest proposal is this: let’s do a major programme of controlled trials to test these ideas, and see what, if anything, makes a difference.
Raghib Ali: Systemic classism, not racism. Why the main factor in health and educational inequalities is deprivation, not race.
There is now no overall ‘white privilege’ in health or education or overall ‘BAME disadvantage’. These categories are outdated and unhelpful.
Neil O’Brien: The New Puritans want to tear down our liberal settlement. Here’s what they think – and why they must be resisted.
Countries need a balance of self-criticism and self-confidence. People are often called on to act for a greater good. But if Britain is shameful, why bother?
Profile: Black people in Britain, and whether this is an irretrievably racist or a wonderful country
It seems to me there is truth on both sides of this argument. The nuances to which Lammy refers get lost once combat is joined.
Narinder Singh: Race-shaming. The baiting by the Left of Mirza, Javid and Patel – simply for daring to be Conservatives.
Some seem to believes that they have a right to own the support of ethnic minority voters. Which they don’t.
Jasvinder Sanghera: The new Northern Ireland rules that set a dangerous precedent on sex-selective abortion for the whole UK
These proposed changes suggest that Ministers’ resolve to address this type of abortion is weakening and, in Northern Ireland, evaporating.
We need to be proactive, and champion those universal values that we all share. And BAME conservatives need to be articulating and leading it.
Having been born in Calcutta, I have seen first hand the economic and human cost of the disaster that is socialism.
David Goodhart: The virus. It’s almost certain that ethnic minorities are at greater risk. But we can’t yet know the full explanation.
There are three main factors at work – genetics, plus cultural and social factors. And it’s not possible at present to disentangle the mix.