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How did Nelson Mandela find his path to freedom?

Adults, Culture, Education, Explainer, International, Politics, Student, youth
This video explains and looks at the life of the late Nelson Mandela, also known as Madiba by the older generation. The video highlights South Africa’s first black President “road to freedom” -a legacy to younger people of the world. Mandela will forever be a symbol of struggle, resilience and unity not only for his people but for the entire world. https://youtu.be/QELQ0lWGXkU
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