Sylvia Pankhurst, religious education and the racist cartoon of Serena Williams

Sep 19, 2018, 05:00 AM

In episode 18, we talk about the origins of feminism and the suffragette movement, spirituality and religious education at school and sexism and racism in women’s tennis in light of the reaction to the US open final. Our three figures are Sylvia Pankhurst, that 26% of schools in England do not offer Religious Education and the racist cartoon of Serena Williams by Mark Knight (2018).

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Figure 1: Sylvia Pankhurst

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Suffragette (2015)

Figure 2: 26% of schools in England do not offer Religious Education

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Figure 3: The racist cartoon of Serena Williams by Mark Knight (2018)

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