Race Matters

We Need Equality Not Finger Pointing: Runnymede's Response to the Casey Integration Report

06 Dec, 2016 by admin

We cannot truly improve integration without first addressing poverty, deprivation and unemployment for all races and faiths - a ...

Event Report: Redefining Integration

06 Dec, 2016 by Lester Holloway

As Dame Louise Casey's report throws the definition of integration into sharp relief, to a mixed chorus of unbridled gleefu ...

Teaching Migration Past to Deal with Migration Present?

01 Dec, 2016 by admin

As net migration figures are released, it’s likely that we can expect another slew of threatening headlines across the fro ...

Post-Brexit hate crime ‘will get worse’ - David Lammy MP

17 Nov, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Following an debate on what can be done to tackle the rise in hate crime in the UK, Runnymede's Communications Coordinator ...

Who will protect black women's interests when their organisations are gone?

13 Nov, 2016 by admin

Vivienne Hayes MBE is CEO of the Women's Resource Centre, the umbrella organisation for the UK women's sector. He ...

Signatories across religious and political divides call out Daily Mail hate

04 Nov, 2016 by admin

Runnymede Director Dr Omar Khan joined a list of more than 50 signatories to a letter in the Guardian, which highlighted the hat ...

Africans who changed the world

12 Oct, 2016 by admin

Kwame P. Aboagye pays tribute to a selection of African ancestors who changed the world This October is African History month. ...

Government can make progress on race equality in a year says UN chief

27 Sep, 2016 by Lester Holloway

The British government can make progress on many United Nations demands to improve race equality in just one year, the UN's head ...

Why the history of migration is so important

23 Sep, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Earlier this week Runnymede launched the Our Migration Story initiative explaining the history of migration to the UK.  ...

Nothing innocent about blackfacing

26 Aug, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Morris dancers claim blackfacing is nothing to do with race but history tells another story, says Lester HollowayNews today  ...

Colourblindness fails to deliver race equality

16 Aug, 2016 by admin

Runnymede director Dr Omar Khan on the UN probe into the state of race equality in Britain and the Government positionI’ve ...

Racism and xenophobia are resurgent in the UK, and the centre-left is partly to blame

02 Aug, 2016 by admin

Rather than engaging with the prejudices and misplaced fears of one section of the working class, the Left has given validation ...