Race Matters

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Read our new report 'How Far Have We Come?' on the first Race Relations Act

08 Dec, 2015 by Lester Holloway

Read our new report, a collection of essays looking back at the first Race Relations Act and asking how far we've come. Click he ...


Runnymede Trust and the 800th Anniversary of the Magna Carta

15 Jun, 2015 by admin

The Runnymede Trust, the UK’s leading race equality think tank, is named after the place where the Magna Carta was sealed ...


David Cameron’s Employment Targets for Ethnic Minorities Will Not Reduce Racial Inequalities

11 Jun, 2015 by Omar Khan

The Prime Minister’s commitments during the 2015 campaign will continue rather than reduce racial inequalities in the labour m ...


Race and the 2015 General Election Part 2: Voting patterns by ethnic group

18 May, 2015 by Omar Khan

In Part 2 of our election analysis, Runnymede Director Dr Omar Khan explains the different ways black and minority ethnic (BME) ...


Black Americans died for voting rights in Selma; we can't be complacent about ours

28 Jan, 2015 by Omar Khan

Fifty years ago Dr Martin Luther King Jr led a movement demanding voting rights for African Americans, marching from Selma, in A ...


Who are we? 2011 Census

31 Oct, 2014 by Omar Khan

This post was written when 2011 Census data on ethnicity was released, and we have reposted it during Black History Month to h ...


Justice, not just forgiveness

17 Oct, 2014 by admin

Note: This piece was written in December 2013. The tributes commemorating Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela show the almost universal a ...


Racism in the delivery of mental health services

06 May, 2014 by Suman Fernando

For many years, black and some other minority ethnic groups have been badly served by our mental health service. Some of the pro ...


How the Poles saved England - another forgotten story

28 Apr, 2014 by Mark Johnson

In 1940, Britain stood alone against the might of Nazi Germany. The Nazi totalitarian state represented the most viscous and vio ...

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