Britain's first ever black studies course will begin in September 2017 at Birmingham University. Kehinde Andrews writing in the Guardian says that the fact that this has never been done before "demonstrates the crisis at the heart of British academia." Out of 18,510 UK University professors only 85 are black. "Any approach rooted in the experience of black populations will quickly realise the serious issues of discrimination and exclusion faced across the globe." Read more...
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