There was an education event in June last year in Berkshire. About 7% of people in Berkshire are Asian, and about 2% are black.
This was posted on Twitter about one of the panels.
Here are some of the comments made about this panel on Twitter.
I can’t help but notice the lack of racial diversity. Is it fair to say many voices will be present, or just the majority group’s?
[when asked about the numbers] I think when we play numbers games it only serves to further marginalized non-majority groups.
[in response to an Asian woman saying she was happy with the panel] this is an anecdotal argument that ignores the larger issue of non-majority populations being consistently underrepresented.
If the panel has no minority representation, it does concern me (despite the rest of the program)
Also worth considering the considerable evidence that diverse constituency of a group produces more…
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