Black and minority ethnic (BME) young people are often told to pursue education and training to improve their job prospects.
Since the 1990s BME people have had higher participation rates in higher education, but this new Runnymede report, Aiming Higher, shows that BME student still have to do better than their white peers to make it into university. Read: Aiming Higher: Race, Inequality and Diversity in the Academy
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Runnymede's History Lessons project looks at the importance of diversity in the teaching of history.
Race Card in an online news and comment platform run by Runnymede that provides a space where a diverse set of voices can speak honestly about race.
It is produced by a mixture of journalists, bloggers, politicians and academics. Race Card equips you with analysis and data to tackle enduring racial inequality in the UK.
Fifty years ago Martin Luther King Jr spoke in London at St Paul's Cathedral on his way to receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo. Runnymede is delighted to have supported an anniversary lecture on 4 December on how we can end racism today and work towards Martin Luther King's dream.
Runnymede has published a major report outlining inequalities between ethnic minorities and white British people for every local authority in England and Wales.
The research was produced by the Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity at the University of Manchester and shows that differences in living standards for minorities and white British have remained persistent since 2000. Left alone, the problem will not solve itself.
Aiming Higher: Race & University
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