As many of you may have heard on the news, an unarmed black man, named George Floyd was killed by police in the American state of Minneapolis. Another brutal death has caused outrage and has sparked a series of protests, petitions and media attention globally.
Racism is still a very real issue for many black and other ethnic minority (BAME) people across the UK, America and globally. There is a need for change, as there always has been.
Please find below a PowerPoint which will help us to educate ourselves about racism, anti-racism and what WE can do to help make a much needed change.
Here are some links which can help you to understand what is happening:
Keep updated with the latest news: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround
If there has been anything that has concerned or worried you about this topic, then please speak with your teacher or a grown up at home.
This is only the tip of the iceberg for reading you could do but here are some helpful books which educate or contain BAME main characters: