At The Bottom Of The Ladder, Racial Discrimination Creates Covid Victims

Covid19 Shines A Spotlight On UK Racism. If Anyone Is In Any Doubt About The Identity Of Who Exactly Are And Who Are Not Victims Of Racism In The UK Today All They Have To Do Is Look At The Covid Death Rates.
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Black and ethic minority (BAME) people in England and Wales are dying at a higher rate than white people. BAME workers are over-represented in high-risk occupations, including transport, health and social care sectors. Covid-19 death rates are also higher in the most deprived parts of England and Wales.

Tony Wilson, director of the Institute for Employment Studies said the ONS figures highlighted the plight of BAME workers, who were more likely to work in frontline services than white workers. Guardian and ManchesterUniversity