129: The Race Relations Act, 1965

The History Hotline by Deanna Lyncook

Episode notes

The Race Relations Act was passed in 1965. It set about to formerly criminalise racial discrimination but only certain kinds. This episode we'll be thinking about how successful this was in improving the situation for Black people in Britain, or was it performative and largely unhelpful?

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