Monthly Archives: February 2014

New Erase Racism TV ad!

We’re tapping into the huge number of football fans with a new Erase Racism TV ad!

Do racist jokes encourage racist behaviour?

Racism by definition is a generalisation: applying perceived characteristics and abilities of a race to everyone within that race, giving way to comparisons of superiority or inferiority. Is comedy that utilises racism—or other identity discrimination such as sexism—detrimental to the state of affairs? In other words, does it pronounce and encourage the behaviour of stereotyping?