English club vows to ‘educate on diversity’ after Muslim cricketer made uncomfortable in team celebrations | 1 NEWS

An English cricket club is vowing to provide better education on cultural diversity after one of their Muslim players was made uncomfortable during post-match celebrations.

Essex celebrate on the Pavilion balcony at Lord’s while Feroze Khushi, far left, is doused in beer.
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Essex were ready to rejoice after winning the Bob Willis Trophy – a one-off first-class tournament in the UK due to the impact of Covid-19 – and began spraying alcohol during their celebrations.

However, during the celebrations on the balcony at Lord’s, 12th man Feroze Khushi was photographed recoiling as beer was poured on him.

Alcohol is forbidden to Muslims for religious reasons, leaving Essex admitting the celebrations failed to meet their inclusive values and pledging to do more.

“Essex County Cricket Club prides themselves on their work within multi-diverse communities throughout the county and the surrounding areas,” the country said in a statement.

“For a

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Some Fairfax County Teachers Uncomfortable With Plans to Return to Classrooms

As school districts put together plans to start returning students to classrooms, some teachers in Fairfax County, Virginia, who aren’t comfortable returning may need to anyway.



a person sitting at a desk: Fairfax County teacher wearing PPE


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Fairfax County teacher wearing PPE


Special education teacher Susan Riedinger said all things considered, distance learning is going pretty well, which is why she was caught off guard when she was told she’s expected back in the classroom Oct. 18.

“I feel like I have whiplash,” she said. “You told me to go online, I’ve been putting my all into going online, and now, boom, you’re telling me I’m going back.”

In a couple of weeks, Fairfax County Public Schools, the largest school district in the area, will bring back younger students in special education.

In the summer, FCPS

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