BHCC cannot and must not be allowed to marginalise, misrepresent or silence the voices of Black and ethnic minority parents and residents who oppose their anti-racist schools strategy.
Brighton and Hove Council Finally Release Its Racial Literacy 101 Slides for Training Teachers
Don’t Divide Us supporter Clare Page reviews Martin Durkin’s controversial documentary The Great American Race Game.
What We’ve Been Up To CALLING PARENTS: We’d love to hear from parents who have experience of their children’s schools promoting a one-sided view about racism/anti-racism. Has your child been taught that all white children have ‘white privilege’, without any question, for example? Or, if you are a parent from an ethnic minority background, has […]
In early March DDU wrote an open letter to the FA expressing our concern over its ambivalent stance regarding BLM and players taking the knee (you can read our original letter here). We received a prompt reply that fails to address any substantial points and shows a lack of foresight regarding the impact its policy […]
Trevor Phillips tells Andrew Neil that Black Lives Matter ‘don’t really care very much about whether black people are advanced or not’, and explains the problems with ‘critical race theory’. Watch the interview from Spectator TV
The mainstreaming and elite-backing of anti-racism initiatives is promoting a new form of racial thinking, argues Joanna Williams in spiked. A new elite is using not racism but anti-racism to invent and exploit differences between people. Rather than aiming to end racism, they want it to continue indefinitely. Just at the point when ‘scientific’ racism […]
Over on our Universities, you can follow a link to our third letter to a Vice Chancellor To be told that, simply because of an immutable characteristic, your skin colour, you are actively complicit in the deaths of black people, is psychologically very dangerous. I would question whether it is in fact against equality legislation […]
The Free Speech Union has published a guide written and sent to them by a teacher. Teaching schoolchildren about these politically-charged issues in a balanced, fair-minded way is hard, not least because if you depart from the orthodoxies of the BLM movement you risk losing your job. To cite just one example, a headteacher at […]
Nick Buckley wrote a blog post criticising Black Lives Matter, and found himself targeted by an online petition to have him removed as CEO of the youth charity he founded. Here’s his account of what happened and how he fought back. I wrote the blog not to express a personal opinion, but because I have […]