Race Matters

Tagged : Discrimination

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What Can Businesses Do To Tackle Race Discrimination?

19 Jun, 2014 by Tom Legge

There are many reasons why ethnic minorities are underrepresented in the workplace and particularly in management and senior man ...

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Dr Maya Angelou's passing must propel activists and the anti-racist agenda

29 May, 2014 by Remi Salisbury

Yesterday, a true hero of the African diaspora passed away. In contemporary times, when sports stars and celebrities are the mos ...

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Equality and Human Rights Commission - 2014 onwards

27 May, 2014 by Mark Hammond

I was recently at the TUC black workers conference and the first question after I spoke was about the merger of the previous bod ...

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UKIP shows we are confused about racism. Do we need a new word?

20 May, 2014 by Temi Ogunye

Funny thing, racism. Many believe it is widespread within society, but it is almost impossible to find anybody who openly or eve ...

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Dear white people: it’s not OK

12 May, 2014 by York Vision

Since a video surfaced which may have shown Jeremy Clarkson using the N word, the ‘right’ to use a word which O.J. Simpson ...

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Racism in the delivery of mental health services

06 May, 2014 by Suman Fernando

For many years, black and some other minority ethnic groups have been badly served by our mental health service. Some of the pro ...

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How the Poles saved England - another forgotten story

28 Apr, 2014 by Mark Johnson

In 1940, Britain stood alone against the might of Nazi Germany. The Nazi totalitarian state represented the most viscous and vio ...

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Tackling workplace discrimination in the health service

23 Apr, 2014 by Ravi Seenan

Chair of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), Gary Page, is this month launching our new initiative to ‘Challenge, ...

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Nottingham by numbers: The widening the racial disadvantage gap

14 Mar, 2014 by Cecile Wright

According to the legend, one of Nottingham’s best known figures, Robin Hood, took from the rich and gave to the poor, beginnin ...

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The power of art

12 Mar, 2014 by admin

In this interview with Mohammed Ali, a graffiti artist and community organiser known for his fusion of street-art and Is ...

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Challenging a culture of racial equivalence

11 Mar, 2014 by Miri Song

In the last several years, charges of ‘racism’ have been rife – whether on the football pitch, reality television, or in t ...

Love and Colour

28 Feb, 2014 by admin

This short film follows two people's journeys in coming to understand themselves as both black and gay.  It calls of p ...

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Why we should support a national boycott on non-essential interactions with the police

25 Feb, 2014 by Remi Salisbury

Over the last few weeks a number of Black activists have raised heightened concerns over the persistence of racist policing in c ...

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Nuturing the Nation – the Asian contribution of the NHS

24 Feb, 2014 by Debbie Weekes-Bernard

Migration to the UK is an enduring and contentious political issue. Within the public sector, and particularly the NHS, the rela ...

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Coming out as a Black Feminist

21 Feb, 2014 by Chinyere Ifemeni

I started identifying as a feminist two years ago, when I began studying for my A-Levels in college. In secondary school, I was ...

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Race and Sex

14 Feb, 2014 by admin

Yesterday, End Racism This Generation went to Manchester to discuss Race and Sex. In case you missed it, here are some thoughts ...

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After All These Years: Our Gypsy Journey Continues (Review)

12 Feb, 2014 by Emily Churchill

Reading After All These Years is like sitting around a fire with Maggie Smith-Bendall, listening to her tell you stories, which ...

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British Asians Dancing Their Way Up the Ladder?

07 Feb, 2014 by Harpreet Cholia

 As we joined the back of the queue, we were standing behind four white people, two guys and two girls. They were already a lit ...

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Challenging Whiteness

31 Jan, 2014 by Sondhya Gupta

You’re not racist, so… It is shocking that when we talk to people about racism, many assume that we mean incidents of phy ...

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Why we Chose Race Card

30 Jan, 2014 by Rob Berkeley

Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced Debate about race equality in the U ...

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Is Islam more British than the EDL? (Podcast)

17 Jan, 2014 by admin

Yasir Mirza, the Head of Diversity and Inclusion at the Guardian and Remona Aly, the Campaigns Director at Exploring Isl ...

Does Talking About Race Fuel Racism? (Video)

16 Jan, 2014 by admin

In early November, the End Racism this Generation campaign arrived in Wolverhampton with a  panel of equality experts, to ...

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Ethnic unemployment in Britain (1972-2012)

15 Jan, 2014 by Yaojun Li

The labour market (mis)fortunes of minority ethnic groups are a good indicator of social justice as well as ethnic integration. ...

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The World Wars forgotten Black Fighters

13 Jan, 2014 by Marc Wadsworth

Best selling author Ken Follett’s spat with a white former Rhodesian Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot who accused the writer of pol ...

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What's in a Name?

13 Jan, 2014 by Emily Wykes

Our surnames profoundly affect both our life chances, and sense of self.  For example, in employment a NatCen study in 2010 fou ...

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Dissecting Intersectionality

10 Jan, 2014 by Bisi Alimi

It is high time that black men in the position of power start standing up for black people irrespective of gender, age, social c ...