BBA Message of Support-stay safe and resilient

BBA Message of Support-stay safe and resilient

BBA Founder & Director Dr Deborah Gabriel is joined by BBA Patrons Prof Shirley Anne Tate & Dr Laura Guimarães Corrêa, and Ivory Tower contributor Dr Elizabeth Opara to offer messages of support during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Gabriel is self-isolating from coronavirus symptoms during the recording of her clip.

Links
Battling Covid-19 – Blog post by Dr Gabriel
Why were black NHS staff whitewashed out of Clap For Our Carers? (Voice commentary by Dotun Adebayo)
Inquiry announced into disproportionate impact of coronavirus on BAME communities – Guardian
Doctors, nurses, porters, volunteers: the UK health workers who have died from Covid-19 – Guardian
British BAME Covid-19 death rate ‘more than twice that of whites’ – Guardian
Ethnic minorities dying of Covid-19 at higher rate, analysis shows – Guardian
Risk factors for COVID-19 death revealed in world’s largest analysis of patient records to date – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Somerset NHS Trust becomes first in the country to prioritise black and ethnic minority staff for facemasks -Daily Mail
You clap for me now-give it a few months and it’ll be racism as usual -Kuba Shand-Baptiste – Independent  commentary
Black coronavirus deaths have exposed Britain for what it really is – Independent commentary by Nels Abbey
Coronavirus is the ultimate demonstration of the real-world impact of racism -Guardian commentary by Alana Lentin
Railway worker and mother-of-one died ‘after being spat on by man with Covid-19’ – ITV
African nations, US decry racism against blacks in China – Washington Post
Parisians protest against racist attacks by police during lockdown – Metro
China fails to stop racism against Africans over Covid-19 – Guardian
French police officers suspended for using racist slur in viral video – BBC

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