18 Sep, 2020 09:30 am

U.S. Summer of Discontent Inspires EU Anti-Racism Action Plan

Global outrage over discrimination and police brutality in the U.S. is set to spill over into European Union policies as the bloc’s executive arm prepares to unveil its first ever anti-racism action plan.

Bloomberg p STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - JUNE 03: Protesters participate in a demonstration in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and against police brutality at Sergels Torg on June 03, 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden.“The conflict between our values of equality and the reality of ingrained racism cannot be ignored: the global Black Lives Matter movement has acted as a stark reminder.” How ‘Black Lives Matter’ Became a U.“When we look around, we ask ourselves, where is the essence of humanity when three children in Wisconsin watch their father shot by police while they sit in the car?

“We ask where is the essence of humanity when anti-semitic carnival costumes openly parade on our streets?“Where is the essence of humanity when every single day Roma people are excluded from society and others are held back simply because of the color of their skin or their religious belief?

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