Young, British and black: a generation rises – podcast

Following the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement in the UK and across the world, the Guardian reporters Aamna Mohdin and Lucy Campbell interviewed 50 young black Britons, many of whom have been at the heart of the recent anti-racism protests, to find out what was driving them and ask what changes they would like to see in their lifetimes.

Aamna talks to Rachel Humphreys about those conversations. Three demands came up repeatedly: decolonising the curriculum; divesting funds away from police forces in favour of a public health-focused approach to crime; and better representation of black Britons across a wider section of society. Aamna says she was struck by the sense of solidarity in these conversations of political activism, which has left her feeling hopeful for the future.

Young, British and black.

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The Guardian

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