Race Matters

Category : International

More than a viral story: the people's struggle for the Suez Canal

13 Apr, 2021 by Mohja Amer

When the Suez Canal was blocked last month, it became a viral news story. But Mohja Amer noticed a lack of acknowledgment of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Coronavirus will increase race inequalities

26 Mar, 2020 by Zubaida Haque

All any of us can think about at the moment is the coronavirus pandemic and how it will affect us, our families, wider communiti ...

Racism and the rise of populist movements

23 Mar, 2020 by Ali Rattansi

The link between racist narratives and the rhetoric of populist movements is often clear to the naked eye. But why is this conne ...

Hostile environment: Forced deportations resumed

06 Feb, 2020 by Zita Holbourne

As the government resumes its widely criticised programme of forced deportation by charter flights, Zita Holbourne, a human righ ...

Mayflower turns 400: Sanitising History?

15 Nov, 2019 by Danny Reilly

Ahead of Thanksgiving this year, Danny Reilly of the Mayflower Mavericks writes a timely reminder why teaching history must be m ...

Liberté Égalité Fraternité: But not for Muslim Women

15 Oct, 2019 by Nick Treloar

As the French state and citizens' targeting of Muslim women shows little signs of decline, our (French) Research and Policy Assi ...

'No deal' Brexit is bad news for UK's 8m BME people

05 Sep, 2019 by Zubaida Haque

As Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to brandish the unwelcome prospect of an exit from the European Union with no agreed r ...