As the Black Lives Matter movement makes its way around the world, we have to realise that racism is prevalent in our own society and take a look at how we can change ourselves in order for greater change to happen. No matter what age, race or social class we have to acknowledge that racism exists and that we all should try to understand and listen to the stories and experiences of people who suffer because of it.
Racism is linked to the wear and tear of the body due to chronic stress, new research concludes. Scientists have found that racial discrimination is linked to allostatic load among African American women. Allostatic load refers to the long-term effects of continued exposure to chronic stress on the body
While television has often been heralded for offering a more diverse portrayal of minority groups than film it has still struggled with a tendency to reinforce stereotypes.
Many believed that the explosion of reality TV, with its portrayal of real people in a natural environment would finally break the glass ceiling of these rigid typecasts.
In September 2019, Noel Grealish was recorded making racist remarks about people who live in direct provision centres.
On the 4th of April 1968, Martin Luther King Junior was fatally shot in his motel room in the depths of Tennessee.