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if you want to know why this is necessary, read the work of @LeadingRoutes, whose ‘19 report found that over a 3 year period, only 1.2% of 19,868 PhD studentships were awarded to Black/Black mixed students.
UK academics: @UKRI_News have a call for proposals to improve the access of Black students to postgraduate research. Projects can be up to £400k and last for up to 4 years. Don’t just tweet platitudes.
As scientists and journalists, we were always aware of institutional racism. We thought being non-racist was enough. It was never enough and we’re sorry. Going forward, you can count on us to be actively anti-racist2
My latest #DecolonisingHealthcare @galdemzine why I’m fed up of ticking a box that doesn’t mean what everyone seems to think it does. Time to say bye 👋🏾 to dodgy race science & crappy genetic theories https://gal-dem.com/race-tick-boxes-and-bad-science-mask-the-real-reason-why-black-people-are-at-risk-from-covid-19/
We need to NOT be led by eugenics when looking at Covid-19 data. Re-highlighting this from @SoSowemimo – “It's been [spuriously] suggested that marginalised groups have a similar genetic predisposition based on their belonging to the acronym ‘BAME’” https://gal-dem.com/race-tick-boxes-and-bad-science-mask-the-real-reason-why-black-people-are-at-risk-from-covid-19/