The Guardian

“No, we won’t hire you because of the colour of your skin.” Such explicit racism was heard in 1960s Birmingham, Alabama – and in 1960s Birmingham, England, too. Fifty years on, an important study has found that people may be less explicit about it, but employers are still refusing to consider people for jobs merely because of their background. It’s not your skills, talent or effort that counts, but your race or ethnicity.

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