Race Matters

Category : Immigration & Asylum

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.  ...

Race equality groups demand hate crime strategy

05 Jul, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede Trust have joined with other national and local race equality groups to show solidarity with all BME people and commun ...

Let them drown: The violence of othering in a warming world

05 Jul, 2016 by admin

We need to talk about the issues driving people to move across continents, says Naomi KleinEdward Said was no tree-hugger. Desce ...