The “unconscious bias” theory is detrimental in the fight against racism, argues Ella Whelan: It’s this fetishisation of white self hatred that has propelled figures like Robin DiAngelo and the theories around white fragility to fame. There’s nothing a white liberal likes more than being congratulated for recognising the sins of their fathers – even if […]
Last weekend, I watched both episodes of a Channel 4 documentary called The School That Tried To End Racism which was broadcast recently. Within the first few minutes I became uneasy about this experiment which had been conducted with a class of 11-year-old pupils in their first year at a Glenthorne High School, a state […]
“Can you really teach kids not to be racist?” asks Tom Chivers at Unherd: It’s powerful television, and incredibly uncomfortable to watch. But there are two huge problems with it, and they’re the same problems in our imaginary school, above: disease is real, but the test and the treatment are not.