All the ways white people are privileged in the UK | News | Al Jazeera

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Ethnic minorities discriminated in areas including education, employment and housing, according to new report on race.

A report released by the UK government has laid bare the extent of racial discrimination in the country.

The study came as hate crimes and racism against minorities are rising in the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

The so-called Brexit vote in June 2016 was boosted by far-right sentiment, which spread hate about immigrants, including those who had migrated many years ago. The narrative that immigrants were stealing jobs from Britons and draining resources emboldened the efforts of those campaigning to quit the bloc.

Al Jazeera looks into the disparities affecting non-white Britons’ lives, as detailed in Tuesday’s report.

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