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            Black educational organisation warns that Ofqual grading consultation is deeply flawed

            Ofqual has conducted an online public consultation on the impact of ?Covid-19 grading of GCSE and A-Level results. We reprint below an edited version of a press statement issued by Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health UK (BLAM),?an educational and advocacy not-for-profit [1]

            May 1, 2020

            Calendar of Racism and Resistance – incorporating Covid-19 Roundup (8 – 22 April 2020)

            A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key?events in the UK and Europe.?

            April 23, 2020

            Institutional racism in the NHS intensifies in times of crisis

            As the government announces that NHS England and Public Health England will lead an inquiry into the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on BAME communities, a Black health activist warns that the vague social construct of ‘race’ is being used to explain the mortality and morbidity of diverse populations, and more must be done to hold NHS England and Public Health England to account.

            April 23, 2020

            Race hate crimes – collateral damage of Covid-19?

            In this wide-ranging and disturbing interview, Suresh Grover and Dorothea Jones[1] describe how a combination of Covid-19-linked racism, the ‘Blame China’ narrative and lockdown social distancing measures, are impacting on the caseload of The Monitoring Group; and reflect on the weak responses from the multiple agencies that should be assisting.

            April 20, 2020

            Is the ‘war on Covid-19’ morphing into a war on the poor?

            The pandemic is revealing the ways in which global health outcomes are shaped by race, class and indigeneity.

            April 9, 2020