Race Matters

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Connecting the dots: structural racism in 2019

21 Mar, 2019 by Laurie Mompelat

Our Research Analyst Laurie Mompelat explains why recognising and fighting against structural racism is as appropriate toda ...

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 ...

Under the Radar: ethnic minority women in the labour market

05 Jan, 2018 by Anam Bashir

Here LSE graduate Anam Bashir, who now works in research and policy for the UN’s Agency for Migration in Geneva, takes a l ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Rethinking austerity is overdue: it has hit women & ethnic minorities hardest

13 Jun, 2017 by Runnymede

Press Release: for immediate release Rethinking austerity overdue. It is a burning injustice that has hit women and ethnic ...

Black & Asian Women Pay Highest Price for Austerity

16 Dec, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Low income black and Asian women are paying the highest price for austerity according to new analysis by the Runnymede Trust and ...

Impact of tax credit cuts on BME families raised in parliament

30 Oct, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Imran Hussain MP raises issue of the disproportionate impact the Chancellor’s tax credit cuts on BME families In a parlia ...


Ethnic inequalities and the minimum wage

18 Mar, 2015 by Simon Peters

In a comment first posted on the University of Manchester blog page, Dr Simon Peters explains why the minimum wage legislation, ...


Could your business idea change the world?

13 May, 2014 by Anne McPherson

Starting your own business can be a daunting prospect but the rewards can be life-changing. In the UK, 8% of small businesses ar ...


Race relations and the Immigration Bill

04 Feb, 2014 by Lester Holloway

The Immigration Bill, currently making its’ way through Parliament, has profound implications for ‘race’ and community rel ...


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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