For people to thrive diversity, equity and inclusion is critical. Yet finding time and resources to make a meaningful difference to organisational culture can be challenging. That’s why we’ve curated a set of online insights to fuel your inclusive practice. Each article in this series covers a key theme or issue in DE&I. Whether you have 5, 20 or 60 minutes to spare – we present these recommended resources to engage with and share.
If you have 5 minutes, try this:
The story of Britain's Black Power movement - BBC News
Our Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Shona Crooks, told us how she loves this because it focuses on Black British experience as opposed to African American experience. It’s a BBC News feature about The Story of Britain’s Black Power Movement. With racial tensions running high, many black Britons looked to American movements for inspiration. Farrukh Dhondy and Leila Hassan Howe speak about how it felt to be on the brink of change.
If you have 20 minutes, try this:
The poisonously patronising Sewell report is historically illiterate
In March 2021 a report was released by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, led by Tony Sewell. In this article, eminent historian and broadcaster David Olusoga looks at the Sewell Report, history and the inconsistences.
If you have 60 minutes, try this:
Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World
Friend of MF Layla Saad is the author of ‘Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World’. As MF Managing Director Tim Cox told us: “It’s a book which forced me to reflect hard on my own privileges.”
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