4 Things To Consider Before Making Your Mind Up About The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report (The Sewell Report)

There’s been a lot of criticism about the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Report in the UK also known as the Sewell Report

But I’m not sure if all of the criticism is good enough

Get your pen and paper ready because we’re talking about 4 Things To consider Before Making Your Mind Up about the Sewell Report

In today’s show we discuss several things including:

  • Why many critics clearly haven’t read the report
  • What academics think of the report
  • What you should think about when you read the report and much more

Here’s some of what we share on the show:

The Sewell Report didn’t meet expectations

 “it’s clear to me that this report had a lot of expectations placed upon it before it was published and now that it’s been published well let’s just say it didn’t live up to expectations.”

There are several reasons to critique the report beyond the Lived Experience

“I thought these would be discussed in detail given what the report described as traumatic loss of lives and mistreatment of fellow citizens, it didn’t”

There was a huge missed opportunity

“People feel as if the opportunity was missed; it’s all over social media”

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