4 Things To Consider Before Making Your Mind Up About 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

Find out 4 Things To consider Before Making Your Mind Up about the Sewell Report

Here are some key topics covered from this episode:

  • 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

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Here are some key takeaways from this episode: 

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”

Here are some resources so you can go deeper: 

The report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

Chair of Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Dr Tony Sewell CBE

Master class in victimhood

Researchers condemn government distortions of racism in education

No 10’s race report widely condemned as ‘divisive’

Crafting an identity: an examination of the lived experiences of minority racial and ethnic individuals in the workplace

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