And it’s another great article on race and diversity –
By Yomi Adegoke
Despite hopes that school assemblies on Diwali, the multiethnic friendship group in Captain Planet and Scary Spice would eventually have our generation strumming ‘Ebony and Ivory’ over a campside vindaloo, a recent study has shown that one third of the population admit to being racially prejudice.
As this apparently surprising data comes to light, so does the opposing news that 74% of first time voters are in fact comfortable with Britain being more ethnically diverse. When we combine both studies it seems that though the UK is now significantly better at hypothetically loving it’s neighbours, trusting them to house sit is perhaps a step too far. Our apparent ease with ethnicity becomes all the more dubious when we’re reminded racism no longer appears to be the preserve of the ignorant; the biggest rise in these attitudes has been found in educated, professional men.
But is this…
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