How has mass media changed attitudes to racial minorities in British society? key points

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  • How has mass media changed attitudes to racial minorities in British society?
    • 1940
      • 1948: SS Empire Windrush
    • 1990
      • 1999: Macpherson Report: Stephen Lawrence
    • 1970
      • 1979: 50 out of 2000 professional footballers were black. Viv Anderson was the first black man to play for England in 1979
      • Notting Hill 1976: Carnival descended into violence as police arrested black people of suspicion of committing crimes
  • 1950
    • How has mass media changed attitudes to racial minorities in British society?
      • 1940
        • 1948: SS Empire Windrush
      • 1990
        • 1999: Macpherson Report: Stephen Lawrence
      • 1970
        • 1979: 50 out of 2000 professional footballers were black. Viv Anderson was the first black man to play for England in 1979
        • Notting Hill 1976: Carnival descended into violence as police arrested black people of suspicion of committing crimes
  • 1960
    • 2000
      • May 2001: Oldham: Violence escalated after a fight between white and Asian gangs. Triggered similar violence in Bradford and Burnley in June
      • Immigration Act 2008
    • Smethwick: Peter Griffiths won seat using slogan, 'For more Nigger-type neighbours, vote Labour'
      • 1960
      • Race Relations Act 1965
        • 1962: Immigration Act: Shows government finds race difficult to deal with
          • August 1958: St. Ann's district of Nottingham: violence escalated after fighting outside a pub
            • 1950
            • September 1958: Notting Hill: Attack by Teddy Boys on white woman with a black partner, escalated into violence involving many youths. Triggered others
              • 1959: Film Sapphire: Focused on racism in London towards immigrants.
                • Race Relations Act 1976/ Commission for racial equality 1976
                  • 1981 - Black unemployment at 60% which led to violence. 4 days to bring violence under control. 800 police injured and 100 building destroyed
                    • 1980
                      • 1981 Brixton, London: Riots exploded after police stopped and searched thousand of black locals as part as 'Operation Swamp'
                  • 1980s: Lenny Henry and Comic Relief
                    • 1980
                      • 1981 Brixton, London: Riots exploded after police stopped and searched thousand of black locals as part as 'Operation Swamp'
                  • Asian Music Groups: 1997 A Brimful of Asha
                    • 3 million ethnic minority population
                      • Immigration Act 2008
                      • 7th July 2005 Daily Express ‘Bombers are all Sponging Asylum Seekers.’ None of the bombers were asylum seekers.
                        • 2000
                          • May 2001: Oldham: Violence escalated after a fight between white and Asian gangs. Triggered similar violence in Bradford and Burnley in June

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                      NZLHistory

                      A well organised mindmap that has the key media developments in 20th century British race relations organised by decades.

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