Race Matters

Category : Equality

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 ...

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 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. ...

Where are all the people of colour in science fiction?

11 Aug, 2017 by Imani Bernard

Seventeen-year-old Imani Bernard tells us why representation of BME people and women is important everywhere - including in her ...

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 ...

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 ...