Hate crimes towards the Muslim community in Bournemouth have nearly doubled since last year, and the public has been labelled “uniformed” about Muslims. The statistics, released by Dorset Police, show how hate crimes against members of the Islamic community have nearly doubled the amount recorded last year. Figures were released from the Police after a Freedom […]
Reported incidents of discrimination have risen for the fifth year in a row. Nearly half of these are race-related. Josh Wilde reports…
Buzz spoke to AFC Bournemouth fans about racism in football, and how their club relates to it. Question 1: Do you believe racism still exists in English football? Question 2: Do you ever hear comments of a racist nature at Bournemouth games? Question 3: How can AFC Bournemouth challenge issues on racism? Rhys, 21: “Yeah […]
1886: Arthur Wharton Wharton is regarded as the first black professional football player. He made his professional debut for Preston North end in 1886, proving popular with the fans, however was nicknamed ‘Darkie’ by the media. 1938: Dixie Dean Everton legend Dixie Dean, a dark skinned player, recalled how he was subject to racist comments […]
Earlier this year AFC Bournemouth hosted an event under the Show Racism the Red Card banner. The message, endorsed by current player Dan Gosling, was to stamp out racism in football. 90 local children were shown an educational film and had a Q&A session with a panel of special guests, presenting the club as anti-racist. […]
Reports of hate crimes in Bournemouth have nearly doubled in the last year.
A radio documentary exploring whether Brexit has made Britain become more anti-foreigner.