Board of Deputies President ‘saddened and concerned’ over interview which ‘echoed and amplified Wiley’s racist tropes’

Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl has reacted to an interview the rapper, Wiley, has given in the The Voice newspaper.

She said: “We are saddened and concerned that The Voice, with its long history of campaigning against racial injustice, has run a piece that echoed and amplified Wiley’s racist tropes, rather than challenging them. We urge the paper to reflect, rectify and move focus to mutual solidarity.”

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