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Britain is still a racist country.

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"Britain is still a racist country." A subject, which always arouses strong feelings on both sides of the argument, is racism in the UK. I believe that, although racism still continues, Great Britain can be a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and multi-coloured country. It is important to distinguish between institutional racism and street racism; colour racism and cultural racism; the racism of discussion and attitudes and the racism of behaviour and structures. Racisms have been a fundamental constituent of the deformation of British history. Racism in the UK should be tackled more overtly, directly and forcefully. The softly, softly approach that is in action to this current day, will not and does not work. I wholly believe that racism is awful, groundless and fallacious. One of my main reasons for saying this is that Asians, dark-Europeans and black people in this country alone should be allowed to live and feel just like any other human being. The way they are treated, both by members of society and the law, make them feel inferior. Ruthless white members of the general public have attacked many of them. In the case of Mal Hussein, an Asian shop owner, the police force and the local council did absolutely nothing to prevent racist neighbours from the petrol bombing, abuse and assault attacks that they have had to deal with for several years. ...read more.


In the case of Ahmed Ullah, a 13-year-old Bangladeshi boy who was stabbed to death by a white student in the playground of Burnage High school. This happened when Ahmed went to the aid of another student who was being bullied. Another white student attacked him with a knife. As Ahmed was dying, 13-year-old Darren Coulburn asked him; "do you want another one, you stupid paki; there's plenty more where they came from;" as Ahmed's family and friends mourned his death, the education authorities were forced to consider whether schools could do more to prevent racial bullying. The case of Michael Menson, a black musician, took the protesting and campaigning of his family; friends and supporters for the police even to consider re-opening the case. Initially, the police had thought that Menson had committed suicide by setting himself on fire. It took the extra effort of the metropolitan police, the Cyprus' police and customs to finally track down his killer. The brutal murders of Damilola Taylor and Stephen Lawrence were very alike. Both were stabbed in broad daylight; both were innocent members of the public and had not harmed anyone; one group or person murdered both and both of their killers have not been brought to justice. ...read more.


We are a 'soft touch' and d) The labour government will not do anything to prevent it. The amount of illegal immigrants in communities today is causing uproar in places like Bradford, Burnley, Oldham and Southall. Many people in these cities have been attacked by Asian youths who have segregated many areas of Bradford and declared them 'no-white areas'. As a result of this, there has been inner city rioting and many people have been injured and even killed. 8 people were left injured alone in one night, so imagine the amount of injured people when the rioting died down. In conclusion, we are still a racist country. We call people who are from ethnic minorities names and abuse and attack them; there is inner city rioting when there should not be and people have segregated areas of towns. None of this should be happening in any country let alone ours. The police have tried tirelessly to bring race-hate gangs and individuals to justice after either rioting or murdering, but they are still portrayed as racist. Racism is something that this country could do without. There are many organisations to combat racism such as CRE (Campaign for Racial Equality) and CARF (Campaign Against Racism and Fascism) that help people suffering from racism, so this substantiates that Britain is trying hard to keep racism and fascism under control. ...read more.

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