Institutional racism – the hidden problem
Organisations may trumpet their commitment to equality and diversity. But are they really facing up to and tackling subtle, insidious forms of discrimination, asks Blair McPherson
An NHS Trust is found to have racially discriminated against a former manager, who is awarded £1m. The organisation is characterised as institutionally racist. Despite the tribunal ruling the organisation remains defiant: "We are not racist." They are not alone in failing to recognise institutional racism.
So what is institutional racism?
April 24, 2012