The founder of MOBO, an organization that gives out awards exclusively to black artists, is demanding the UK government address “racism” in the music industry, claiming that black people are being held back.

Sorry, what?

“Kanya King said more should have been done to support black artists and promote black executives to positions of influence,” reports Sky News. “She has written an open letter to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden outlining her concerns, and said the racial inequalities experienced by black people could not be “swept under a red carpet”.”

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