Race Matters

Tagged : Human Rights


Equality and Human Rights Commission - 2014 onwards

27 May, 2014 by Mark Hammond

I was recently at the TUC black workers conference and the first question after I spoke was about the merger of the previous bod ...


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 ...


Caribbean Airmen over Nazi Germany - an unknown story

23 Apr, 2014 by Mark Johnson

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Reparations and the war against human nature itself

13 Mar, 2014 by Jeff Banis

If you have links with the Caribbean, it’s never been more important to know your history.  Reparations are back on the agend ...


Remembering Operation Blue Star

27 Feb, 2014 by Kaur J

On June 4th 1984, the Indian government launched 'Operation Blue star' against the Sikh separatists, killing 400 people. The at ...


Rethinking Stop and Search - changing 'ways of thinking' about marginalised youth

19 Feb, 2014 by Sean Murphy

When the Home Secretary, Theresa May speaking in parliamentary debate in July 2013, conceded that the percentage of arrests as ...


Forced marriage: At the intersection of risk, identity and policy

05 Feb, 2014 by Heather Harvey

The issue of forced marriage, a little like female genital mutilation and honour crimes, means victims of such practices can fin ...


Talking about Race

21 Jan, 2014 by Karim Murji

With a central picture of Mark Duggan surrounded by other black people who have died at the hands of the police or in police cus ...


Zwarte Piet Parade (Gallery)

15 Jan, 2014 by admin

Photo Credit: Rachel Sato-Banks Zwarte Piet, also known as Black Pete, first appeared in Dutch and Belgian folklore in th ...


The Dangers of Stop and Search

14 Jan, 2014 by Lester Holloway

Stopwatch has released new research estimating that five million unrecorded traffic searches occur annually. In addition, throug ...

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