Race Matters

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Listening to the Windrush generation about our past

20 Apr, 2018 by Lester Holloway

‘The past is never dead. It’s not even past’. William Faulkner’s epistle is regularly cited both because ...

A Sivanandan: In Memoriam

05 Jan, 2018 by Lester Holloway

Dr Omar Khan, Runnymede’s Director, pays tribute to A.SivanandanRunnymede is very saddened to learn that Ambalavaner Sivan ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Colourblindness fails to deliver race equality

16 Aug, 2016 by admin

Runnymede director Dr Omar Khan on the UN probe into the state of race equality in Britain and the Government positionI’ve ...

As post-referendum racism rises, politicians must pledge to reject inflammatory campaigning

05 Jul, 2016 by admin

Responding to the sharp rise in recorded hate crime since the EU referendum, Dr Omar Khan, Director of the race equality think t ...

How serious and enduring will Cameron's commitment to tackle racial inequality prove to be?

01 Apr, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede’s director Dr Omar Khan on Government moves to address racial inequality. This article was first published in Co ...

Chuka Umunna is right: Labour cannot be complacent about BME support

28 Jan, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede’s director Dr Omar Khan writes about BME people in politics. This article was first published on Left Foot Forwa ...

#RhodesMustFall: A Movement for Historical and Contemporary Recognition of Racial Injustice (part 1)

24 Dec, 2015 by Lester Holloway

The Rhodes Must Fall movement began in South Africa and has now spread to the UK. In the past few weeks its efforts to remove a ...

Part II on #RhodesMustFall: Understanding and responding to the current effects of historic injustice

24 Dec, 2015 by Lester Holloway

The Rhodes Must Fall movement began in South Africa and has now spread to the UK. In the past few weeks its efforts to remove ...

What the Refugee Crisis Says about Race in Europe

30 Oct, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Some European politicians are defining the refugee crisis, and the right to stay in Europe, on the basis of colour and Christian ...

It will take a braver political leadership to tackle racial inequalities

21 Oct, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede’s Director, Dr Omar Khan, spoke at the 5th OECD World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy, ‘Tra ...

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