BME housing sector a key bulwark against racial discrimination and disadvantage in housing on ‘Stephen Lawrence Day’

The first ‘Stephen Lawrence Day’ provides an opportunity to take stock of the extent and nature of racism, especially institutional racism, in the UK. The 20th anniversary of the McPherson Inquiry which dissected the death and police handling of black teenager Stephen Lawrence underscored the persistence of institutional racism in many sectors of the economy, … More BME housing sector a key bulwark against racial discrimination and disadvantage in housing on ‘Stephen Lawrence Day’

Social housing’s ‘racial satisfaction gap’

The Guardian’s recent research into the extent of racial bias in many aspects of British life underscores how racism has not disappeared from the national scene despite decades of equality and human rights legislation. While the findings of the Guardian’s survey of 1,000 BME people are based on perceptions of racial bias by Britain’s BME, … More Social housing’s ‘racial satisfaction gap’