Racism

TELL US SOMETHING NEW SOL – FORMER FOOTBALLER SOL CAMPBELL CALLS FA ‘INSTITUTIONALLY RACIST’

Former footballer Sol Campbell has claimed in his new autobiography that the FA (Football Association) is “institutionally racist”. In an extract from the book Sol says: “I believe if I was white I would’ve been England captain for more than 10 years. It’s as simple as that. I think the FA wished I was white. I had the credibility, performance-wise, to be captain. I was consistently in the heart of the defence and I was a club captain early on my career. “I don’t […]

‘LOOSE WOMEN’ STAR JAMELIA TALKS RACISM IN ENTERTAINMENT AND SAYS ‘I LOVE REPRESENTING DARK-SKINNED WOMEN’

In a recent interview with The Voice Loose Women star Jameila talks about the problems she has faced in the world of UK entertainment. I’ve come against that [prejudice] on so many occasions. When I first signed my record deal, people said, ‘she’s never gonna sell because she’s dark-skinned. Only light-skinned women are gonna sell’. People said that no-one would ever see me as sexy and I’d never be on the front of any magazine – but I’ve been on the cover of […]

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