Tag Archives: Anti-racism

Taking the knee in football: why this act of protest has always been political

PA Images/Alamy Paul Ian Campbell, University of Leicester The England football team’s preparations for the 2020 European Championships were recently overshadowed by some of their own supporters’ decision to boo the team for “taking the knee” before matches. This was about players showing support for the fight against racism and campaigning for meaningful change in football, and not about frontline …

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3 ways Black people say their white co-workers and managers can support them and be an antidote to systemic racism

People of color say they want office allies who offer honest feedback. 10’000 Hours/DigitalVision via Getty Images Jennifer R. Joe, University of Delaware and Wendy K. Smith, University of Delaware President Joe Biden committed the U.S. government to racial equity by issuing four executive orders on Jan. 26 that seek to curb systemic racism. In the orders, he cited the …

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