Race Matters

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 ...

Labour gets two-thirds of BME vote

09 Jun, 2017 by Runnymede

Runnymede analysis of the 2017 General Election results suggests that black and minority ethnic voters still strongly back ...

What do the main parties' 2017 manifestos have to say about race?

05 Jun, 2017 by Omar Khan

From employment to extremism, equality and austerity, Runnymede's director Dr Omar Khan assesses what Labour, the Conservatives, ...

Election 2017 Analysis: Ethnic minority swing towards Labour

02 Jun, 2017 by Runnymede

Pic: Still from widely shared I-D video showing Jeremy Corbyn meeting London-based grime music star JME. Following the shock el ...

A Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain

26 May, 2017 by Runnymede

With the snap election just around the corner, Runnymede and partners have looked at the power of the black vote and develo ...

Celebrating black and Asian writers is not racist

18 May, 2017 by Runnymede

Following Conservative MP (currently Candidate for Shipley) Philip Davies' complaint to the Equality and Human Right's Commissio ...