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UN creates permanent body to address challenges of racism, AP/Yahoo News, 3 August 2021
“The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Monday establishing a Permanent Forum of People of African Descent to provide expert advice on addressing the challenges of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance.”
Dearing becomes first black woman to swim for Team GB at Olympics, SportsBeat/Yahoo News, 4 August 2021
“Dearing became the first black female swimmer to represent Team GB at the Olympics and it is hoped the 24-year-old can be the shining example to encourage more kids and adults from diverse backgrounds to take up the sport.”
Bristol City sign first ever British-South Asian player in club’s history, ITV, 2 August 2021
“Simran Jhamat has joined the Robins on a free transfer this summer and has already scored in her debut during a pre-season friendly on August 1. The 20-year-old recognises she is in the minority as a South Asian professional in elite football and relishes the chance to be a role model to others.”
‘I felt violated by the demand to undress’: three Muslim women on France’s hostility to the hijab, The Guardian, 27 July 2021
“In France, a new law could seriously restrict women’s rights to wear headscarves in public, and there are fears that it will entrench Islamophobia”
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