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Study after study shows that if you're black, Asian or minority ethnic, you have to overcome so many more obstacles at school, at work & in life.

Research by Oxford Uni found that if you're BAME, you had to send 80% more job applications to get a positive response than if white Graphic of international day for elimination of racism
This is unacceptable. No one in UK – or anywhere – should be held back in life because of their race.

On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, I commit to do what it takes to make @LibDems a more diverse, inclusive party with more BAME elected reps.
And I want everyone to do more to challenge behaviours that perpetuate bias and discrimination in our society wherever we see them.

As a first step, I can't recommend highly enough the amazing book by @renireni - buy it, read it, share it.
If you're a member of @LibDems and care about diversifying our party, make sure you join @LDCRE1 using the link below - they're doing fantastic work 👇🏽
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