Race Matters

Category : Culture

Electing Without Prejudice: Free speech. Hard facts. Real debate.

18 Apr, 2017 by Runnymede

As news of the snap election on 8 June 2017 sinks in, Runnymede calls on politicians of all political persuasions to focus on is ...

History, patience and frustration: A review of I Am Not Your Negro

11 Apr, 2017 by admin

Runnymede Policy Officer Kimberly McIntosh reviews the Oscar-nominated documentary based on unfinished work by celebrated writer ...

Racism and inequality: The truth about Brexit

28 Mar, 2017 by admin

In the week that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50, beginning our official departure from the European Union ...

Divided We Fall: Europeans must stand together against racism and hate

21 Mar, 2017 by admin

To mark the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racism (today: 21 March) and the annual European Action Week Aga ...

Hostility and hypocrisy: the UK's problem with Trump

14 Feb, 2017 by admin

Hostility towards immigrants creates negative climate for all minorities, says Kimberly McIntosh Opposition to the state visit ...

Quiet, modest, exceptional: a review of the film Loving

01 Feb, 2017 by admin

Mixed race couples are all but unremarkable in contemporary storytelling, but it wasn't all that long ago that they were il ...

Shared Struggles: Fighting the tide of xenophobia across Europe

20 Jan, 2017 by admin

With far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s campaign looking more realistic by the week, it is worth taki ...

More questions than answers in Chuka Umunna-led integration report

12 Jan, 2017 by admin

Runnymede's new Policy Officer Kimberly McIntosh dissects the latest report on integration - this one released by cross party MP ...

Can elected mayors represent the interests of minority groups?

06 Jan, 2017 by admin

As the conflict between Leicester-based community group HCA and the city’s mayor reach boiling point, former HCA chair Ada ...

Academic, Policy & Public: Research into Definitions of Integration

20 Dec, 2016 by admin

Dr Laurence Lessard-Phillips, who was a speaker at our Redefining Integration event is an academic specialising in integration a ...

Back to the Future? Brexit, Trump and the Post-racial

19 Dec, 2016 by admin

Sociologist Dr Katy Sian gives the lie to the notion that recent political developments have led to a re-emergence of ...

Equality Not Finger Pointing: Response to Casey Report

06 Dec, 2016 by admin

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