Race Matters

Category : Identity

How the War of Independence Forged a Culture of Resistance among British Bangladeshis

26 Mar, 2021 by Halima Begum

March 26th 2021 marks 50 years since the start of Bangladesh’s independence struggle, which rapidly turned into a genocide ...

Speaking up: Anti-East Asian racism during Covid-19

27 Jul, 2020 by Claire Lee

A year of unprecedented events has led to more discussion about the structural racism experienced by different groups in the UK ...

There Then, Here Now: BME people & the NHS

14 Jul, 2020 by Nick Treloar

Runnymede hosted a webinar on Windrush Day (22nd June) entitled There Then, Here Now: BME people and the NHS. Here, Runnymede&rs ...

The importance of heritage: black adopters needed

22 Jun, 2020 by Grace Gomez

Children need a safe and loving home. When biological families are unable to provide it, looked-after children turn to the state ...

The case for a public inquiry into Covid-19 deaths

12 Jun, 2020 by Carson Cole Arthur

No one is in any doubt that black and Asian people are at a greater risk of dying from Covid-19 than white people. As pressure m ...

Sitting in Limbo: Windrush drama interview

05 Jun, 2020 by Lee Pinkerton

Ahead of its premiere on the BBC on Monday, Runnymede's Lee Pinkerton interviews the writer of Sitting In Limbo, a drama showing ...

The race factor in access to green space

08 May, 2020 by Beth Collier

As we edge closer to the end of the lockdown conditions, one thing this unprecedented set of rules has taught us is the value of ...

The Colour of Money: race and economic inequality

26 Apr, 2020 by Omar Khan

Black and minority ethnic (BME) people in Britain face extensive and persistent economic inequality, finds Runnymede’s lat ...

State of the Nation: New comprehensive analysis on race in Britain

09 Apr, 2020 by Omar Khan

Just as the coronavirus pandemic shines a light on existing inequalities, Runnymede releases important deep analysis on race and ...