A Black Shaftesbury Mum Shares Her Experience Of Racism

Last Sunday’s Euro 2020 football final prompted a debate on racism after the three black England players who missed penalties were subjected to racist abuse online.

Donna Bernard

Shaftesbury resident and broadcaster Donna Bernard tells Alfred how the online reaction affected her. In our extended interview, we ask Donna whether she’s experienced racism in North Dorset. She shares her observations.

And Donna explains ‘the talk’ – an uncomfortable discussion many parents of black children need to have.