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“Punish A Muslim Day” A Symptom of a Larger Enemy

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A series of contemptuous events across the UK have sparked concerns over the rampant presence of Islamophobia growing in its borders.

This past weekend people in towns ranging from London to Bradford reported receiving letters inviting the public to participate in “Punish a Muslim” Day. The note declared April 3 a day of intolerance where participants would engage in hateful acts against Muslims to gain points. The list of suggestions ranged from tearing off a woman’s hijab to the murdering of a Muslim, listed at 500 points.

Bath school fails to bring justice to mock 'slave auction' culprits

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A Black school boy was tied to a lamp post beaten and then subjected to a mock ‘slave auction’ by several white students.

The Police have today confirmed the shocking details concerning the January incident at a Bath school. The Bath Chronicle reports that the perpetrators whipped him with sticks after binding him to a lamppost and used the most profoundly racist and abusive language throughout.

Rokhsana Fiaz: Mayoral candidate could make history

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If Rokhsana Fiaz were to become the Mayor for Newham, she would not only be the first female BME directly elected Mayor in the UK, but also, we think in Europe too .

Fiaz’s work, which spans over 20 years and includes covering local community projects, working with national NGO’s, and since 2014 serving as local councillor, place her in a good position to challenge Robin Wales who has served in that position since 2002.

Asian police officer promoted to top position

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Neil Basu, a senior Metropolitan police officer of Indian origin has been promoted to be the Assistant Commissioner for Special Operations, and will take over responsibility for leading counter-terrorism policing.

Hijab-Wearing Shahira Yusuf Gets Modelling Contract

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Storm management has just signed 20-year-old Shahira Yusuf, making her one of the first hijab-wearing models to grace Britain’s runway. A British born woman with a Somali background, Yusuf represents the change the fashion industry needed.

Announcing her entrance into the fashion world, the young model made headlines last year tweeting, "I ain't no Kendall Jenner but I'm a Black Muslim girl from east London that's about to finesse the modelling industry."

Vince Cable’s uncomfortable truths receive backlash

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In a recent interview at his home , Vince Cable promised me he would confront some uncomfortable truths about his own party and society in general. Over the weekend he made good on those promises, and surprise, surprise received a strong backlash for this troubles.

2018 Oscars - still lack diversity

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This year’s Oscars ceremony was full of moments calling for more inclusion and representation of non-white, non-male nominees and winners, but provided little in the representation of non-white winners. Especially after 2016’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign and last year’s Best Picture winner, Moonlight, there has been much hope building up about a more diverse group of Oscar winners.

Dame Casey demands English speaking U.K.

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Ahead of the release of her Integrated Communities Strategy, Dame Louise Casey, during an interview with the BBC, has proposed that Britain should set a date by which every citizen should speak English. This comes less than two years after her 2016 report in which Casey propagates a slightly less divisive version of her social cohesion strategy, saying 'I did find this. Black boys still not getting jobs, white working class kids on free school meals still doing badly in our education system, Muslim girls getting good grades at school but no decent employment opportunities'.

London pay audit reveals deep race inequality

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London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has released an action plan to address racial pay gaps among Greater London Authority employees. After conducting a trailblazing pay audit, the Mayor’s office has revealed that Black, Asian, and minority ethnic workers earn as much as 37% less than their white counterparts, on average.

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