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We Can't Breathe: Gary Younge in Conversation with Zubaida Haque about race, class and COVID

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The Coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests have thrown issues of racial and class inequality into sharp relief. Join for a conversation on the impacts of COVID and the Black Lives Matter movement for ethnic minorities in Britain.

The Coronavirus pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests have thrown issues of racial and class inequality into sharp relief. Join Gary Younge and Zubaida Haque for a conversation on the impacts of COVID and the Black Lives Matter movement for ethnic minorities in Britain. 

Professor Gary Younge is an award-winning journalist and academic who has written and broadcast widely in the area of race, identity, inequality and youth violence both in Britain and America. Formerly editor-at-large for the Guardian, where he was a columnist and the US correspondent for 12 years, he is currently Professor in Sociology at the University of Manchester.

Dr Zubaida Haque was former Deputy Director of the Runnymede Trust and is a Commissioner on the Women’s Budget Group Commission on a Gender-Equal Economy and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She has a strong research and policy background on ethnicity and inequality within education, employment, housing, health, poverty, and criminal justice. 

When
March 31st, 2021 1:45 PM through  3:15 PM