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Are We Getting More Racist?

Free Speech, Series 2 Episode 3 of 8

With Free Speech's social media audience generating the show's biggest-ever online debates on race issues arising from the murder of Lee Rigby, Rick Edwards presents a special live edition of the debate show in front of an audience of 120 people aged 18-25.

Rick hears the opinions of the studio audience, with Tina Daheley (Radio 1 Newsbeat) relaying Twitter, Facebook and website messages from viewers at home.

Live from Sunderland, close to the scene of the English Defence League's first march since the death of Lee Rigby, a panel of politicians and local activists discuss racism and Islamophobia in Britain in the light of events in Woolwich.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 13 Jun 2013 02:15


Role Contributor
Series ProducerSusan Crook
Executive ProducerSteve Anderson
PresenterRick Edwards

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