Posted in General Sociology

The propaganda of ‘British values’ is a distortion of history – video

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Manners, aristocracy, freedom: all things we tend to think of as inherent British values. But, says rapper Akala, we are taught a distorted version of history which erases serious political struggle. That, he argues, is what really bought us the fragile freedoms we have today

Posted in A2 crime and deviance, GCSE Sociology

Institutional racism – Stephen Lawrence 25 Years On

The Metropolitan police handout photo of Stephen Lawrence, murdered on 22 April 1993.

If you get the chance to watch this, I would recommend it. The 3 part documentary is an excellent summary of the failures of the Stephen Lawrence story and why it’s still so significant today: