Universities do not challenge racism, says UK’s first black studies professor

UK“Institutional racism in Britain’s universities is harming the performance of minority ethnic students, the UK’s first professor of black studies has said. Kehinde Andrews, an associate professor at Birmingham City University (BCU), told a conference last week marking Black History Month that universities are ‘no less institutionally racist than the police’, and criticised the curriculum for being overly ‘white’ …” (more)

[Alice Ross, Guardian, 23 October]

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