Fighting (too) Black Britain?

Say Your Mind: 22/04/18. Quote: 50:10 -50:28

‘The policies that she implemented while she was home office secretary are still at play and they are to the detriment of Black people and other marginalised communities and I’m not with it. I stand by the fact that Theresa May is a pussyclart’ – Kelechi Okafor

In 2012, Theresa May gave her infamous hostile environments speech. Charged statements and the culmination of Brexit gave Britons the ammunition they needed to tell Black people to ‘go home’, and when the now ex-prime minister took to seat, she ensured they did. The number of recorded hate crimes between 2012 and 2013 was 42,255. In 2016, around the EU referendum, the home office reported a 44% increase in racial and religiously charged hate crimes. And between 2018 and 2019, 103,379 crimes were stated as such. These numbers only reflect reported incidents, the numbers of unreported cases will increase these numbers drastically.

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