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

https://embed.theguardian.com/embed/video/commentisfree/video/2016/oct/05/akala-the-propaganda-of-british-values-is-a-distortion-of-history-video

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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:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b0br42