Race Matters

Category : Global

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 ...

Book review: 'The double-bind that Muslim women find themselves in'

07 Dec, 2017 by Samayya Afzal

With Islamophobia emerging as a key discussion point of 2018, community activist Samayya Afzal reviews Egyptian-American Mo ...

The Caribbean contribution to London's transport network

31 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

For the last in our series of re-produced articles to celebrate Black History Month, staff at the London Transport Museum b ...

West African sailors in 19th century Liverpool

26 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

Celebrating Black History Month, Runnymede is looking back at our diverse migration history. This week, we reproduce Dr Diane Fr ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

What we don't say about ‘British India’

12 May, 2017 by admin

This year marks the 70th anniversary of Indian independence and the partition of the subcontinent into modern day India, Pakista ...

Inhuman and degrading: the hidden reality of mass deportation

07 Apr, 2017 by admin

Last week 17 people were arrested for grounding a privately chartered ‘ghost flight' at Stansted airport, which would ...

Racism and inequality: The truth about Brexit

28 Mar, 2017 by admin

In the week that UK Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50, beginning our official departure from the European Union ...

Hostility and hypocrisy: the UK's problem with Trump

14 Feb, 2017 by admin

Hostility towards immigrants creates negative climate for all minorities, says Kimberly McIntosh Opposition to the state visit ...

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 ...