Race Matters

Category : Equality

How does your race affect your pay cheque?

21 Aug, 2017 by Sandra O'Hare

There is a wealth of research showing a race-related pay gap in the UK, here news blogger Sandra O'Hare examines the e ...

How is caste discrimination different from racism?

18 Aug, 2017 by CasteWatchUK

While the caste system - and the discrimination it engenders - originated in South Asia, it is very much present in the UK. ...

Where are all the people of colour in science fiction?

11 Aug, 2017 by Imani Bernard

Seventeen-year-old Imani Bernard tells us why representation of BME people and women is important everywhere - including in her ...

Black and gay: The persistence of racism in the LGBT community

08 Aug, 2017 by Emmanuel Agu

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, founder of UK Black Pride, which celebrated its 13th birthday this year, says:"UK Black Pride (UKBP) was fou ...

How I learned to ask about forgotten history

31 Jul, 2017 by Runnymede

Author, publisher and co-founder of the Black and Asian Studies Association, Marika Sherwood, explores the idea of forgotten his ...

Black British Literature at A Level: A first step to many

21 Jul, 2017 by Deirdre Osborne

IMAGE: ZADIE SMITH BY DAVID SHANKBONE Reflecting on the content the new A Level teaching resource she has facilitated, Dr. Deir ...

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 ...