Race Matters

Category : Equalities Legislation

Home Office found 'Guilty' after mock trial

16 Feb, 2019 by Laurie Mompelat

A mock trial held the Home Office to account for racism and human rights violations last week. Here, Runnymede Researcher&n ...

Racism and integration in the workplace

20 Nov, 2018 by Rakib Ehsan

The politics around social integration are highly contested, with ethnic segregation by area or school often cited as a barrier ...

Runnymede's Director on Government's race equality announcement

11 Oct, 2018 by Omar Khan

Runnymede welcomes government action, but we need to see greater ambition and commitment to tackle racial inequalities On the s ...

50 years on: the Race Relations Act and the Runnymede Trust

03 Oct, 2018 by Omar Khan

This is a year of anniversaries. Not just our 50th, but the centenary of (partial) woman’s suffrage and of the end of the ...

Six steps to improve race equality in our mental health services

24 Jul, 2018 by Lester Holloway

Six changes need to be made to the way Britain's mental health services run if we are to fight racial discrimination and a lack ...

100 years after the first women got the vote, the fight for true equality goes on

14 Jun, 2018 by Lester Holloway

By Kimberly McIntosh, Runnymede Policy Officer Sunday saw processions across the country celebrating 100 years since the Repres ...

Chancellor must ensure his budgets don't discriminate

24 Jan, 2018 by admin

The Chancellor has no excuse not to do an equality assessment on his budget, says Kimberly McIntoshThe wealth gap between rich a ...

Artificial intelligence and racial bias: Can robots be racist?

18 Dec, 2017 by Lester Holloway

Runnymede Communications Manager Lester Holloway looks at how advances in the technology sector could be leaving black and minor ...

Universal Credit is failing women and ethnic minorities

20 Nov, 2017 by Runnymede

Universal Credit is failing those who are only just about managing, with women and black and minority ethnic (BME) households hi ...

How is caste discrimination different from racism?

18 Aug, 2017 by CasteWatchUK

While the caste system - and the discrimination it engenders - originated in South Asia, it is very much present in the UK. ...

Black and gay: The persistence of racism in the LGBT community

08 Aug, 2017 by Emmanuel Agu

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, founder of UK Black Pride, which celebrated its 13th birthday this year, says:"UK Black Pride (UKBP) was fou ...