“We no longer see a Britain where the system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities.” While the “impediments and disparities do exist”, they were “varied and ironically very few of them are directly to do with racism”.
On George Floyd’s murder:
“You see what happened in Minnesota where three human beings with a badge are watching another human being killing somebody,” Sefolosha said. “And instead of saying, ‘OK, this is my duty as a human being,’ the duty was more toward not interfering with the other officer and saying, ‘We are a clan, we stick together no matter what.’ It should be the other way around.”
Many of the enslaved Africans were branded with the initials ‘DY’, standing for Duke of York. They were shipped to Barbados and other Caribbean islands to work on the new sugar plantations, as well as further north to England’s American colonies.