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We’re Marking UN Anti-Racism Day 2021 With a Video on Anti-Racism

Saturday 20 March is UN Anti-Racism Day, and the TUC and Stand up to Racism’s national day of action. Find out more about what we’re doing to mark it.

Published: 19 March 2021 | 4:20 PM Updated: 20 July 2021 | 7:06 PM
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"The way the world sees you is different to the way that we are seen, and therefore there is a privilege that comes with that" - Joanna Abeyie, Found of Blue Moon

To mark the day, musician and Chair of the MU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Linton Stephens interviewed founder of Blue Moon Joanna Abeyie about how to be anti-racist.

Topics covered include:

  • What it means to be anti-racist
  • Definitions of key terms
  • How to be a good ally

Watch the interview in full now.

National Day of Action

Take part in the TUC and Stand Up to Racism national day of action on Saturday 20 March.

Show your support in the Twitterstorm using #TakeTheKnee, #WorldAgainstRacism, and now also #KillTheBill, between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.

Hear from MPs, trade unionists and campaigners in the Anti Racism Day rally at 5:00 pm.

Get involved in the MU’s work for equality, diversity and inclusion. Join our Equality Networks for updates and opportunities to shape MU work, and take our Diversity Monitoring Survey to help us represent and support you.

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Famous Names Sign Open Letter in Support of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s Junior Department

Famous names including Alistair McGowan and journalist Cathy Newman, as well as award-winning songwriters, playwrights and other prominent figures in the music industry, have signed an open letter in support of the Young RWCMD programme at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Published: 21 June 2024

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