Racism in the United Kingdom

manifestation of xenophobia and racism in the United Kingdom

Racism is a phenomenon present in the United Kingdom. The extent and the targets of racist attitudes in the UK have varied over the course of time. The history of racism in the United Kingdom is heavily linked to its relationship with its former colonies and citizens that comprised the British Empire, many of whom settled in Great Britain, particularly following World War II. It is also strongly linked to the attitudes and norms of the entrenched British class system.

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  • [I]t's not impossible but it's difficult, for a non-white person to be British.

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