Race Matters

Category : Young People

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 ...

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 ...

When is Segregation not Segregation?

28 Apr, 2017 by Omar Khan

No-one thinks segregation is a good thing. Runnymede has long argued that policymakers should do more to ensure better integrate ...

Visible and Invisible Barriers: Racism in teaching

14 Apr, 2017 by Runnymede

To mark the launch of Runnymede’s latest report Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachers, ...

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 ...

How black young men are overcoming the label of educational 'failure' to achieve success

28 Jan, 2016 by Lester Holloway

University of Nottingham academics Prof Cecile Wright, Prof Uvanney Maylor and Sophie Becker explore how young black men seek to ...

The state of the Met Police

16 Nov, 2015 by Lester Holloway

As the Runnymede Trust publish our policing report, Remi Joseph-Salisbury and Laura Connelly discuss race and policing in London ...

The School Report – the more things change, the more they stay the same

28 Sep, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede Trust have launched a new report on race and race inequality in Britain's schools. You can read the report here. One o ...


Kids suffering trauma caused by immigration rules splitting up families

10 Sep, 2015 by Lester Holloway

By Charlotte Peel Research carried out by the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and Middlesex University on ...

The link between racism and children's poor health

17 Aug, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Babies born to mothers who suffer racism have health disadvantages which starts from inside the womb, writes Dr Laia B ...


Measuring Child Poverty: Implications for Black and minority ethnic families

24 Jun, 2015 by admin

In February 2013 Runnymede responded to the then-Government's Measuring Child Poverty Consultation. With the Prime Minister sugg ...


David Cameron’s Employment Targets for Ethnic Minorities Will Not Reduce Racial Inequalities

11 Jun, 2015 by Omar Khan

The Prime Minister’s commitments during the 2015 campaign will continue rather than reduce racial inequalities in the labour m ...

As a woman of colour, the odds are never in your favour

12 May, 2015 by Victoria Nambi

First year English student at UCL Victoria Nambi, inspired by a documentary looking at race and gender, imagines how long we cou ...


Race and Elections: How the Ethnic Minority Vote Could Decide the Next Prime Minister

23 Apr, 2015 by Omar Khan

In an election with the greatest uncertainty of outcome in living memory, the voting behaviour of different groups in the UK cou ...