Race Matters

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Runnymede's Director on Government's race equality announcement

11 Oct, 2018 by Omar Khan

Runnymede welcomes government action, but we need to see greater ambition and commitment to tackle racial inequalities On the s ...

Listening to the Windrush generation about our past

20 Apr, 2018 by Lester Holloway

‘The past is never dead. It’s not even past’. William Faulkner’s epistle is regularly cited both because ...

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 ...

'A strange but beautiful experience'

03 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

On Saturday 30 September, Runnymede supporter Gary Kakoullis abseiled more than 370ft down the Olympic Park sculpture, Britain&r ...

What can we learn from Diane Abbott's journey to success?

01 Jul, 2017 by Runnymede

IMAGE: DIANE ABBOTT AND BERNIE GRANT IN 1987 Following her pre-election mauling by the press and the barrage of racist and sex ...

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 ...

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 ...

Election 2017 Analysis: Ethnic minority swing towards Labour

02 Jun, 2017 by Runnymede

Pic: Still from widely shared I-D video showing Jeremy Corbyn meeting London-based grime music star JME. Following the shock el ...

A Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain

26 May, 2017 by Runnymede

With the snap election just around the corner, Runnymede and partners have looked at the power of the black vote and develo ...