‘Racial harassment is alive’!

Racial harassment is a common occurrence in British universities, finds Equality and Human Rights Commission report published this month.
Good to see that racial harassment has been acknowledged .. read more
The EHRC findings are eye opener as what happens in one setting could very well be happening in other areas as people are not blind to colour in a colour conscious society.
Like racism, racial harassment is not really admitted and subsumed under ‘hate crime’ – government funded hate crime industry is thriving though mostly being ineffective.
There were 288 reported hate crimes in Harrow, between September 2017 and August 2018, according to the latest figures from the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) Hate Crime Dashboard, and 648 racist and religious hate crimes in the 12 months to September 2019 according to the Met dashboard.
Harrow once led good practices to address racism and racial harassment in the borough.
Till the Harrow Police and Community Consultative Group was hijacked by opportunists who eventually led it to its demise few years after, it remained pro-active in addressing racial harassment, a key concern.
rhsc-launchFor example, its home office funded racial harassment sub-committee, recognised as best practice by the Scotland Yard, launched several measures to raise racial harassment profile in the borough and dealt with it effectively.
(Photo of the launch of the sub-committee in July 1991 at the civic centre Harrow (L-R) Lord Ferrers, minister of police; Ross Simpson, chair HPCCG; Husain Akhtar, chair Racial Harassment sub-committee; and the host Harrow Mayor late Cllr Don Green)
One of the HPCCG remarkable initiative regarding racial harassment was periodically published declaration ‘Racial Harassment is Anti-Human Rights’ which was signed by hundreds in the borough, including community organisations, politicians, local authorities and businesses.