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Black Unionist Quiz 

  1. In which year was the African Student Union in Britain formed? ……..:: 
  1. In which month and year did the Windrush ship arrive in Britain to bring workers over? …… 
  1. The Indian Workers Association was formed in 1948. True or False.  
  1. In which year did the Labour Party pass the Race Relations Act?  ………. 
  1. Fill in the Gap: ‘The ………. People’s Alliance was formed in 1968.   
  1. In which year was the conference of trade unions against racialism?  ……….. 
  1. What was Jayaben Desai famous for?  …………… 
  1. In which year was the ‘Commission for Race Equality’ set up?  ……….. 
  1. Who was the first Black Leader of a major Trade Union in the UK?  ………….. 
  1. In which year was the Black People’s Alliance formed?  ……………. 
  1. Who organised the ‘Crepe Sizes Strike?  
  1. Indian Worker.  b. Black Workers.  c. Pakistani Workers 
  1. What percentage of the UK would be described as Black as per the UNISON definition. ……….
  2. What percentage of MPs would be described as Black as per the UNISON definition? …………
  3. What percentage of Members of the House of Lords would be described as Black as per the UNISON definition?  ………..

 

  1. How many members of the cabinet would be described as Black as per the UNISON definition?  ……….

 

  1. When were the first Black MPs elected?  ………..

 

  1. Can you name all four?  …………..   ……………  …………….  ……………..

  

  1. Who was Olive Morris?  ………………….

 

  1. Fill in the blank. Black workers with an undergraduate degree, earn ________ on average than white workers. 

 

  1. Fill in the blank. Black people with A levels earn _______than their white peers.  

 

  1. Fill in the blank. The rate of permanent school exclusion is 3 times higher for ______ than the school population as a whole.   

 

  1. Rates of prosecution and sentencing for black people are _____ than white people.

 

  1. The homicide rate for white people in the UK is 8.9 per million. What is it for Black people? 

 

  1. Race hate crimes on the railways have risen by how many percent?  

 

  1. Fill in the blank. Black African Women in the UK have a mortality rate that is _____ than white women.  

 

  1. Fill in the blank. Black African Women are ______ than white women to be detained under mental health legislation.   

 

  1. How many lawyers in the UK are Black? 1 in ___

 

  1. What approximate percentage of very senior managers are white in the NHS? 

 

  1. Fill in the blanks. Black people are _______ times more likely to be stopped and searched by the police than white people. 

 

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