Race Matters

Category : Runnymede Trust

Reflections on Mexico 1968

16 Oct, 2018 by Omar Khan

Last Friday the Runnymede Trust co-hosted ‘Fists of Defiance’, an evening with Tommie Smith, the gold medal winner w ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Government under pressure over treatment of Windrush kids

16 Apr, 2018 by admin

The British Government is facing intense criticism for its treatment of the children of the Windrush generation after it was cla ...

International Women’s Day – how far have we come?

08 Mar, 2018 by Lester Holloway

On International Womens Day, Runnymede's Policy Officer, Kimberly McIntosh looks at the impact of BME women on British soci ...

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 ...

The Caribbean contribution to London's transport network

31 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

For the last in our series of re-produced articles to celebrate Black History Month, staff at the London Transport Museum b ...

Africans in Tudor England

17 Oct, 2017 by Runnymede

PICTURE CREDIT: THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES It is a common assumption that there were no black people in the UK before those who arri ...