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Gary R. Bunt

'Racist algorithms' unpacked

'Racist algorithms' discussed here Discover More…

'Anti-Blackness in the Arab World'

Bahira Amin, Scene Arabia, Anti-Blackness in the Arab World and the Violence that Doesn't Get A Hashtag Discover More…

Grenfell 'bonfire video'

Guardian, Grenfell bonfire video: police search house as five men questioned

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Identity and 'Islamophobia'

C.J. Werleman,, How do white Muslims experience Islamophobia?
Social media linkage to this interesting article/opinion piece.
"I'm white and English. I've never faced racism in my life. I became a Muslim, then people would hurl abuse as I was no longer white," tweeted Christopher John George. "I never knew how bad it felt until I was on the other side… it is DISGUSTING."
"His tweet illuminates not only how Islamophobia is a virulent form of racism, but also narrates an untold story of the Muslim experience in western societies today - the story of how white converts to Islam are now considered by some racists as traitors to their race."

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