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‘Pervasive racism’ left thousands of Black and Asian war dead uncommemorated, inquiry finds

Hundreds of thousands of Black and Asian military personnel who died fighting for the British empire during World War I were not formally commemorated like their White counterparts due to decisions underpinned by the “pervasive racism of contemporary imperial attitudes,” according to an investigation released Thursday.Hundreds of thousands of Black and Asian military personnel who died fighting for the British empire during World War I were not formally commemorated like their White counterparts due to decisions underpinned by the “pervasive racism of contemporary imperial attitudes,” according to an investigation released Thursday.CNN.com – RSS Channel – App International Edition