10 Facts about Racism in the UK

Post On: November 4, 2016
In: Social

Facts about Racism in the UK tell the readers about the racist practices conducted by some citizens who live in UK. One third of the people in the studies conducted by BBC in 2014 and 2015 stated that they have prejudice to other races. The individuals of all races in United Kingdome were involved in negative practices such as racist murder or even race riots. Let us get other detail facts about racism in United Kingdom below:

Facts about Racism in the UK 1: the Aliens Restriction Act 1905

The Aliens Restriction Act 1905 was enacted in United Kingdom to restrict the immigration in 20th century.

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racism in the uk

Facts about Racism in the UK 2: a nation of emigrants

United Kingdom was known as a nation of emigrants before the Aliens Restriction Act 1905 was established. The emigration patterns related to the Highland Clearances of Scotland, the Lowland Clearances and the Puritans were similar.

Facts about Racism in the UK 3: Victorian England

The lower classes were not accepted during the Victorian England.  During the beginning of the industrial revolution, the riots were spotted in Bristol and Manchester.

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immigration restriction act 1901

Facts about Racism in the UK 4: immigrants

Before and after the Second World War, many immigrants came to Britain to look for a place to live.

Facts about Racism in the UK 5: the term race hatred

The term race hatred was previously used in Britain. Frederick Hertz was the sociologist who cited the term in the end of 1920. In 1936, people began to use the term racism.


Facts about Racism in the UK 6: the public discrimination

The public discrimination in United Kingdom was outlawed after the enactment of the Race Relations Act 1965.

Facts about Racism in the UK 7: the other acts

The discriminatory in social services, housing and employment were outlawed after the establishment of two other Acts in 1968 and 1976.

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facts about racism in the uk

Facts about Racism in the UK 8: Race Relations Board

Race Relations Board was established to banish the racism. Then it was released with Commission for Racial Equality. In 2004, both were merged into Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Facts about Racism in the UK 9: the racial attitudes

Some people believed that the racial attitudes were promoted by public figures and politicians in the media.

Facts about Racism in the UK 10: Bradford riots

Bradford riots took place in 2001. It occurred between the Pakistani and White people.

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