Un International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:41 pm on 8th April 2019.

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Photo of Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi Shadow Minister (Justice) 8:41 pm, 8th April 2019

Does the hon. Lady agree that the rhetoric used by the media and, sadly, sometimes by politicians—including the man who occupies the White House—is built on racial superiority? As the footballer John Barnes said recently, the basis of racial discrimination is the hundreds of years of—I hope people will forgive me for saying this —European white superiority.