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DM Weekly Digest 17/09/21

What exactly is a hate raid? And why has Emma Raducanu sparked debate over multiculturalism in the UK? Find out more and learn about the shameful history of Canada's residential schools in this week's DM Weekly Digest. 


'Cultural genocide’: the shameful history of Canada’s residential schools – mapped


In May, Canadians were shocked at the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the site of a former school in British Columbia. This informative map showcases this important piece of history. Learn more here.


Policing bill will deepen racial and gender disparities, say experts


More than 600 health, social work and education professionals write to home secretary over ‘oppressive’ bill. Read more here.


Emma Raducanu victory sparks debate over multiculturalism in the UK


Some have hailed the tennis star as a model of British diversity, while others see pitfalls in holding her up as an example. Read more about the different viewpoints here.


Over a third of UK adults have suffered discrimination at work, new research shows


Over a third of British adults (36%) report having experienced some form of discrimination in the workplace or when job hunting, study finds. Some shocking results - find out more here.


Why tech needs more female founders and diverse teams


The internet is by its very nature open and diverse. It is expansive and its potential is infinite. New technologies are often designed to solve problems, but when the people leading this space have a myopic view, both the tech and its users suffer. Jenny Tsai explains further here.


Championing diversity and inclusion within the games industry


Gaming has become deeply rooted in the lives of billions across the globe, with the audience representing people from all cultures, backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, and ages. How do we steer advertisers in the right direction? Read more here.


44% of adults say they are not fully represented in advertising


And there is a wider advertising issue! Read this survey's results here.


Hertfordshire Police named disability leader for creating inclusive working environment


Great news for the force as the Disability Confident Leader status was jointly awarded this month to Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police forces. Find out more here.


Twitch sues users over ‘hate raids’ targeted at black and LGBTQ streamers


Live streaming platform Twitch filed a lawsuit on Thursday 9 September against two users on its own platform for running automated hate and harassment campaigns. But what are hate raids? Read more on this case here.