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DM Weekly Digest 13/10/2023

Terms like ‘Londonistan’ can inflame tensions in wake of Israel terror attacks, Sadiq Khan warns Susan Hall

As the world comes to terms with the horrifying events in Israel, and their continuing impact around the world, the mayor said politicians had to avoid “mainstreaming hatred” at a time the fallout from the attacks on Israel and the humanitarian crisis in Gaza had sparked protests and anti-Semitic attacks in London. Read more here.


Waste service 'mired in racism and homophobia'

A report into whistleblowing complaints at Brighton and Hove City Council’s waste service provider has found it "mired in racism, sexism and homophobia”. Read more here


Australians poised to reject Indigenous rights in landmark vote

Australian voters look set to reject greater rights and recognition for Aboriginal citizens on Saturday, in a bitterly fought referendum that has rekindled the country's long history of racial strife. The vote takes place on Saturday. Read more here


The Voice: Why Australia trails New Zealand on Indigenous journey

New Zealand is also grappling with a colonial history that has left its Indigenous population severely worse off - but there is a great feeling of positivity than in Australia. Read more here.


Black History Month: 'My jaw dropped when I saw what we were learning'

Deborah still remembers her only history lesson about the slave trade. Read more here.


Hip-hop: Eve on five female MCs who changed the genre

Hip-hop can seem like a man's world, but women have been there from the start. Read more here.


Claudia Goldin wins Nobel economics prize for work on gender pay gap

Harvard professor becomes only the third woman to win the prestigious prize. Read more here.


Black History Month 2023: 8 podcasts to dive into this month

From the history of the Windrush generation to celebrating the lives of queer Black people, The Stylist picked out the best podcasts to listen to this month. Read more here.


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