Race Matters

Category : Education

Bringing visibility to black British women

06 Nov, 2017 by Jane Tanner

In the wake of Black History Month 2017, Jane Tanner of the Women's Resource Centre describes how helping with her niece's schoo ...

Africans in Tudor England

17 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

PICTURE CREDIT: THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES It is a common assumption that there were no black people in the UK before those who arri ...

Digging up migration history: The Ivory Bangle Lady

12 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

To celebrate Black History Month 2017, we will post a story every week from our award-winning online teaching resource Our Migra ...

Austerity is hitting black and Asian women hardest

10 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

Today, Runnymede and the Women's Budget Group released new research on how austerity measures are disproportionately affecting b ...

LISTEN > Why class still matters in Britain

29 Sep, 2017 by Runnymede

Our Director, Dr Omar Khan, features on this podcast devised by thinktank Class, exploring the realities of class in Britain tod ...

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 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 ...