Race Matters

Lack of diversity undermines the future of the mass media

18 Jul, 2017 by Lester Holloway

As Sir Lenny Henry turns up the pressure over the lack of racial diversity on TV and radio, Lester Holloway says the mainstream ...

'Femonationalism' and why it's no good for Muslim women

11 Jul, 2017 by Farah Elahi

Runnymede Research and Policy Analyst Farah Elahi reviews Sara R Farris' new text in which she describes how a combination ...

WATCH> How does race affect your outcomes in life?

07 Jul, 2017 by Omar Khan

Watch Runnymede Director Dr. Omar Khan's 12-minute argument on why Britain is resoundingly not 'post-racial', and how race still ...

What can we learn from Diane Abbott's journey to success?

01 Jul, 2017 by Runnymede

IMAGE: DIANE ABBOTT AND BERNIE GRANT IN 1987 Following her pre-election mauling by the press and the barrage of racist and sex ...

Race equality and Brexit: One year on

23 Jun, 2017 by Omar Khan

Today (23 June) marks the first anniversary of an EU referendum result which not only upturned our political landscape ...

Where are all the BME councillors?

15 Jun, 2017 by Lester Holloway

There are more than 50 MPs with black and ethnic minority backgrounds following last week's election - more than ever before. Ho ...

Rethinking austerity is overdue: it has hit women & ethnic minorities hardest

13 Jun, 2017 by Runnymede

Press Release: for immediate release Rethinking austerity overdue. It is a burning injustice that has hit women and ethnic ...