Young, Gifted and Black

Racism persists in the workplace – how do we stop it blighting another generation of talent? Vishala Sri-Pathma visits Deji Adeoshun, leader of the Moving On Up programme, which seeks to improve employment opportunities for young black men in London, to find out how simply having the wrong name and sounding too street can harm your job prospects.

Business psychologist Binna Kandola (6:45) explains how racism in the office has mutated into a more subtle form that many white people fail to recognise exists. Plus Michael Caines – one of only two black Michelin-star chefs in the UK – tells of the grit and doggedness he needed to rise to the top of his profession, despite his skin colour.

Listen to the full episode on BBC Sounds.

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