All of this occurs because being a minority, your identity is compartmentalized and you're an 'other'. It's about time those from minority backgrounds were also given the 'luxury' of being treated as individuals and not be judged according to a wider category to which they belong. It's a basic right.
We must ask ourselves, is it really Priti Patel who has been benefiting from her race and ethnicity or have there been quotas which historically have been favouring individuals from the other end of the spectrum, namely those from public schools who are of a particular race and gender?
Yes, we should celebrate our country's exceptional strengths, whilst being able to accept our country's weaknesses, especially from those whom so many consider the 'other', if we are to ensure Britain reaches it's full potential.
The election of President Trump signalled an appetite within the nation for a kind of political revolution, and a weariness towards typical establishment politics. However to truly reform our world for the better, it is a moral revolution that we first need.
Diversity is the buzzword in everything from workshops to expos and conferences and everything in-between, but what about in the workplace? It's all too easy to get execs to give talks and bold statements or host glitzy awards about the importance of diversity and yet it's still so difficult to find actual examples of growth and success.
As a rule, I tend to the nitty-gritty of my daily life separate from my writing. But, a recent experience reminded me of an issue that doesn't really make it into the mainstream media nowadays - Brexit, Trump and Putin in Syria leave very little space for anything else. The issue is LGBT rights in immigrant and ethnic minority communities.
A recent report from the Women and Equalities Commission revealed that for members of the transgender community, the significant discrimination they face in day-to-day life does not always stop when they step into the consultation room.
Brookes ends his article reminding the reader that 'This isn't about 'banning people we don't like, it's about keeping fascists off campus'. This sounds an awful lot like it's about banning people you don't like. Overall, his view is discouraging. The nonsense of safe spaces is becoming exhausting. Students are more than capable of listening to a fascist and defeating their arguments publically. Give students more credit, you're underrating them.
If every now and again Megyn has to remind someone that being a woman doesn't make her a second-class citizen, doesn't that make her gender relevant? Doesn't the whole discussion make her gender relevant?
There is a growing mismatch between the diversity of students and teachers in schools across England. In 2014, nearly 30