Racism against young Black people in the UK

The YMCA has published a report looking at young Black people in the UK’s experiences of racism. Findings from focus groups and a survey of over 500 Black and Mixed ethnicity 16-30-year-olds include: 95% of young Black people reported hearing and witnessing the use of racist language at school, 64% worry about being treated unfairly by the Police, and 27% report a lack of trust in the NHS as a barrier to maintaining good physical health.

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