Race Matters

Ethnic minority civil servants paid less than white staff

12 Jul, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Ethnic minority civil servants are paid up to a third less than their white colleagues, according to figures released today.New ...

As post-referendum racism rises, politicians must pledge to reject inflammatory campaigning

05 Jul, 2016 by admin

Responding to the sharp rise in recorded hate crime since the EU referendum, Dr Omar Khan, Director of the race equality think t ...

Race equality groups demand hate crime strategy

05 Jul, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede Trust have joined with other national and local race equality groups to show solidarity with all BME people and commun ...

Let them drown: The violence of othering in a warming world

05 Jul, 2016 by admin

We need to talk about the issues driving people to move across continents, says Naomi KleinEdward Said was no tree-hugger. Desce ...

Is it possible to challenge race discrimination in the on-demand economy?

21 Jun, 2016 by Lester Holloway

This week saw the chief executive of Airbnb pledge to stop his hosts discriminating against ethnic minorities by denying them ac ...

Sam King and the Windrush generation were pioneers, survivors and heroes

18 Jun, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Sam King was a shining light of the Windrush generation. On his passing Lester Holloway reflects on what he stood forA part of b ...

The Question of Diversity and Inclusion in Women’s Sport

16 Jun, 2016 by admin

Women's sport needs you, says consultant and former athlete Michelle Moore Sport today is driving culture, globalisation, imagi ...

Racial disadvantage: are some Government policies contributing?

07 Jun, 2016 by admin

When Sadiq Khan was sworn in as the new London mayor last month, the Labour MP for Tottenham, David Lammy, said that the first M ...

Segregation isn’t where White people are a minority

01 Jun, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Many ethnicities living together isn’t segregation simply because white people are no longer the majority, writes Dr Omar ...

Why black people don’t vote

10 May, 2016 by Lester Holloway

New figures from the Electoral Commission paint a depressingly familiar picture of why BME people are less likely to vote, ...

The Changing Trends of Chinese Migrants in Britain

10 May, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Numbers of Chinese immigrants to the UK has been rising. Deon Emyr looks at the factors driving this The United Kingdom has a v ...

Only 18 black teachers in Liverpool

05 May, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Professor Bill Boyle and Marie Charles investigate Liverpool’s inability to reflect the city’s 400-year black presen ...