Analyses | Social mobility and wellbeing | 2020-06-26 | HKET

Can Hong Kong take inspiration from #BlackLivesMatter in promoting racial harmony?



George Floyd, an African American, died after a police officer pressed a knee to his neck during an arrest. The tragic death has sparked a wave of demonstrations against racism and police brutality in some countries. A series of incidents shows that prolonged social unrests may occur if racial conflicts are not effectively resolved. Hong Kong is a home for hundreds of thousands of ethnic minorities. However, some of them are being discriminated because of their race. What should we do to create an inclusive environment?

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