Race Matters

Category : Older People

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 ...

Windrush: 10 urgent recommendations

08 Apr, 2020 by Rahul Verma

Runnymede and 35 race equality, migrant rights and human rights organisations, and Windrush campaigners, wrote to the Home Secre ...

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 ...

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 ...

Remembering ALL our war heroes

12 Nov, 2019 by Amber Khan

In this month of remembrance, Amber Khan recalls tales of her late grandfather, Noor Alam, who, although he did not have a white ...

Home Office found 'Guilty' after mock trial

16 Feb, 2019 by Laurie Mompelat

A mock trial held the Home Office to account for racism and human rights violations last week. Here, Runnymede Researcher&n ...

50 years on: the Race Relations Act and the Runnymede Trust

03 Oct, 2018 by Omar Khan

This is a year of anniversaries. Not just our 50th, but the centenary of (partial) woman’s suffrage and of the end of the ...

British Citizenship and the Windrush generation

20 Apr, 2018 by Lester Holloway

By Sundeep Lidher The threats of deportation facing individuals who arrived in Britain from the West Indies between 1948 and 19 ...

Loneliness and older people from BME groups

15 Dec, 2017 by admin

Dr Omar Khan, Runnymede Trust's director, writes about loneliness and older people from BME groupsIf we’re to underst ...

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 ...

Black elders get smaller pension than white elders

03 Apr, 2016 by Lester Holloway

Ethnic minority pensioners get a worse deal on their state pension and have less savings, writes Daniela Silcock It is known th ...

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