On Air Sundown Judith Ley | 9:00pm - 1:00am

Education on race issues 'benefits everyone'

MLC calls for general debate in July's Tynwald

A Tynwald member believes education on race issues is beneficial to all.

Jane Poole-Wilson MLC is calling for a general debate on action on racism, institutional racism and discrimination on the Isle of Man at this month's sitting of the Island's parliament.

A recent Black Lives Matter protest in Douglas was attended by hundreds of Manx residents, while racism has been in the news internationally following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in Minnesota.

Mrs Poole-Wilson says formal education isn't the only option:

You can watch Mrs Poole-Wilson's full interview with Manx Radio's Sian Cowper below:

More from Isle of Man News