Race Matters

Category : Policing

Mohamud Hassan's family are still waiting for answers

14 May, 2021 by Raoul Walawalker

Last year, a young man of Somali heritage died after being taken into police custody in Wales. It is a familiar story: he sustai ...

March 13th Clapham Bandstand: an Anonymous Account

16 Mar, 2021 by Rohini Kahrs

On Saturday 13th March 2021, a vigil was held in Clapham Common following the death of Sarah Everard. Unfortunately, scenes turn ...

Ethnic inequalities in Covid-19 are playing out again – how can we stop them?

19 Oct, 2020 by Nick Treloar

New research by The Runnymede Trust and IPPR and co-authored by Dr Parth Patel (IPPR) and Alba Kapoor and Nick Treloar, Runnymed ...

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 ...

Gypsies and Travellers: Worst changes for a decade

19 Dec, 2019 by Emma Nuttall

As the new government seeks to honour the Conservative election pledge to 'tackle unauthorised Traveller camps' Emma Nuttal ...

Race Equality in the 2019 General Election Manifestos

05 Dec, 2019 by Nick Treloar

Ahead of the General Election on December 12, 2019, Runnymede's Nick Treloar lays out the pledges relating to race equality and ...

LISTEN > Extending stop & search: damaging and ineffective

11 Sep, 2019 by Zubaida Haque

In this 5-minute audio segment for BBC Sounds (September 2019), Runnymede Deputy Director Dr Zubaida Haque outlines why governme ...

Please don't politicise the police: Open letter to Priti Patel

27 Aug, 2019 by Runnymede

More than 20 signatories representing race equality organisations have sent an open letter to Home Secretary Priti Patel. Click ...

Connecting the dots: structural racism in 2019

21 Mar, 2019 by Laurie Mompelat

Our Research Analyst Laurie Mompelat explains why recognising and fighting against structural racism is as appropriate toda ...