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Racism

Figures show a link between birth rates and ethnicity

Figures show a link between birth rates and ethnicity

children, Data Journalism, Education, Health, Housing, Medical, NHS, Racism
In contrast with previous studies, the recent figures show that socio-economic factors are more relevant than biological ones   Babies born from Pakistani and Black African parents had the highest infant mortality rates. Meanwhile, those from white mothers and fathers have the lowest in England and Wales, according to 2013 figures provided by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The white community (British and Irish) suffered only 2.6 deaths per 1,000 live births. However, the figure is quite different for other minorities. Pakistani babies had a mortality rate of 6.7, Black Caribbean of 6.6, and Black African of 6.3. These ethnic groups showed the most worrying probabilities of babies’ survival. The figures displayed a scary face of how inequality works even in t
SEA SOULS

SEA SOULS

Racism, Radio, Student, Uncategorized
Refugee crisis is a pressing problem for modern society, 68.5 million people around the world have been forced from home. According to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNCHR), among them there are nearly 25.4 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported in March that deaths on the three main Mediterranean Sea routes have already reached 311 individuals. However, numbers do not always shock, they can cause instead unexpected reactions. It's the case of the refugee memorial in Liverpool, a list of more than 30,000 names of people who have died at sea attempting to reach Europe. The list, created by the artist Banu Cennetoğlu to increase a sense of sympathy for these victims, has instead att
Sterling Speaks Out

Sterling Speaks Out

Instagram, News, Racism, Sport, Sports, TV
Raheem Sterling speaks out against media representation of black footballers following his recent match against Chelsea FC where he was subject to racist abuse. https://www.instagram.com/p/BrKYvF3gH9e/ In an instagram post Sterling addresses the verbal abuse, highlighting that he is not usually the one to speak on such things but when he thinks his points needs to be heard – he will speak up. In a passionate paragraph he calls out media outlets and makes an example of The Daily Mail’s portrayal of a story about Phil Forden and Tosin Adarabioyo. Both stories discuss how the young players spend their lucrative salary. Sterling wrote: “you have two young players starting out there careers both play for the same team, both have done the right thing. Which is buy a new house for the