RACE MATTERS

The latest content on all matters regarding race

RACE MATTERS

The latest content on all matters regarding race

The race matters blog

The latest content on all matters concerning race

Welcome to our blog, Race Matters, where you can read the latest content on all matters to do with race.

Race Matters aims to bring new perspectives to matters of racial (in)justice, including topics which people may not associate with race. We encourage blogs that shed new light on an issue and are backed up by evidence. We value personal stories that illustrate impact and give perspective.

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The Africa I expected vs. the Africa I saw

Edward Ademolu
September 17, 2018

A creative clap back to racism in the arts

Laurie Mompelat
October 9, 2018

Why we need to talk about slavery

Kimberly McIntosh
August 27, 2018

Windrush is Us

Lester Holloway
March 7, 2018

Home Office failing LGBTQI asylum seekers

Admin
July 31, 2018

Six steps to improve race equality in our mental health services

Lester Holloway
July 24, 2018

Supporting ambition creativity and leadership in BME communities

Admin
June 22, 2018

100 years after the first women got the vote, the fight for true equality goes on

Lester Holloway
June 14, 2018

Three things wrong with Cambridge University's statement on diversity

Omar Khan
June 13, 2018

2011 Runnymede comments on 'gangs' and the UK riots

Omar Khan
September 5, 2018

Windrush Speech by His Excellency Guy Hewitt Barbados High Commissioner

Admin
March 5, 2018

Intending not to discriminate isn't enough

Lester Holloway
April 23, 2018

Decision-makers must tackle their isolation from black and migrant communities

Omar Khan
April 24, 2018

Listening to the Windrush generation about our past

Lester Holloway
April 20, 2018

British Citizenship and the Windrush generation

Lester Holloway
April 20, 2018

Government under pressure over treatment of Windrush kids

Admin
April 16, 2018

Integration is not a one way process

Admin
March 16, 2018

International Women's Day - how far have we come?

Lester Holloway
August 3, 2018

Bridging the BME pension-gap with lessons from home

Admin
April 3, 2018

Cheddar Man man exposes 19th Century ideas of race in modern Britain

Admin
August 2, 2018

Chancellor must ensure his budgets don't discriminate

Admin
January 24, 2018

Understanding Muslim students

Lester Holloway
October 1, 2018

A Sivanandan: In Memoriam

Lester Holloway
May 1, 2018

Under the Radar: ethnic minority women in the labour market

Anam Bashir
May 1, 2018

Revisiting A.Sivanandan

Lester Holloway
May 1, 2018

Artificial intelligence and racial bias: Can robots be racist?

Lester Holloway
December 18, 2017

Loneliness and older people from BME groups

Admin
December 15, 2017

Book review: 'The double-bind that Muslim women find themselves in'

Samayya Afzal
July 12, 2017

Generation Revolution: Young black London activists in all their complexity

Runnymede
November 27, 2017

Universal Credit is failing women and ethnic minorities

Runnymede
November 20, 2017

Bringing visibility to black British women

Jane Tanner
June 11, 2017

The Caribbean contribution to London's transport network

Runnymede
October 31, 2017

West African sailors in 19th century Liverpool

Runnymede
October 26, 2017

Africans in Tudor England

Runnymede
October 17, 2017

Digging up migration history: The Ivory Bangle Lady

Runnymede
December 10, 2017

Austerity is hitting black and Asian women hardest

Runnymede
October 10, 2017

'A strange but beautiful experience'

Runnymede
March 10, 2017

LISTEN > Why class still matters in Britain

Runnymede
September 29, 2017

Black girls are more than our body types

Imani Bernard
September 21, 2017

Runnymede supporter to abseil down Olympic Park sculpture

Runnymede
July 9, 2017

How does your race affect your pay cheque?

Sandra O'Hare
August 21, 2017

How is caste discrimination different from racism?

CasteWatchUK
August 18, 2017

Where are all the people of colour in science fiction?

Imani Bernard
November 8, 2017

Black and gay: The persistence of racism in the LGBT community

Emmanuel Agu
August 8, 2017

How I learned to ask about forgotten history

Runnymede
July 31, 2017

Black British Literature at A Level: A first step to many

Deirdre Osborne
July 21, 2017

Lack of diversity undermines the future of the mass media

Lester Holloway
July 18, 2017

'Femonationalism' and why it's no good for Muslim women

Farah Elahi
November 7, 2017

WATCH> How does race affect your outcomes in life?

Omar Khan
July 7, 2017

What can we learn from Diane Abbott's journey to success?

Runnymede
January 7, 2017

Race equality and Brexit: One year on

Omar Khan
June 23, 2017

Where are all the BME councillors?

Lester Holloway
June 15, 2017

Rethinking austerity is overdue: it has hit women & ethnic minorities hardest

Runnymede
June 13, 2017

Labour gets two-thirds of BME vote

Runnymede
September 6, 2017

Election 2017 Analysis: Ethnic minority swing towards Labour

Runnymede
February 6, 2017

What do the main parties' 2017 manifestos have to say about race?

Omar Khan
May 6, 2017

A Manifesto for Race Equality in Britain

Runnymede
May 26, 2017

Celebrating black and Asian writers is not racist

Runnymede
May 18, 2017

What we don't say about 'British India'

Admin
December 5, 2017

When is Segregation not Segregation?

Omar Khan
April 28, 2017

Electing Without Prejudice: Free speech. Hard facts. Real debate.

Runnymede
April 18, 2017

Visible and Invisible Barriers: Racism in teaching

Runnymede
April 14, 2017

History, patience and frustration: A review of I Am Not Your Negro

Admin
November 4, 2017

Inhuman and degrading: the hidden reality of mass deportation

Admin
July 4, 2017

Racism and inequality: The truth about Brexit

Admin
March 28, 2017

Divided We Fall: Europeans must stand together against racism and hate

Admin
March 21, 2017

WATCH > Jeremy Corbyn deliver race equality speech

Lester Holloway
March 19, 2017

'I breathed a sigh of relief': Runnymede staff review Moonlight

Admin
March 17, 2017

Black female professors in the UK

Admin
August 3, 2017

The criminalisation of black America resonates in the UK: A review of 13th

Admin
March 3, 2017

Politics, power and racism: what we can learn from Diane Abbott's testimony

Admin
February 23, 2017

Hostility and hypocrisy: the UK's problem with Trump

Admin
February 14, 2017

Quiet, modest, exceptional: a review of the film Loving

Admin
January 2, 2017

Shared Struggles: Fighting the tide of xenophobia across Europe

Admin
January 20, 2017

More questions than answers in Chuka Umunna-led integration report

Admin
December 1, 2017

Can elected mayors represent the interests of minority groups?

Admin
June 1, 2017

Academic, Policy & Public: Research into Definitions of Integration

Admin
December 20, 2016

Back to the Future? Brexit, Trump and the Post-racial

Admin
December 19, 2016

Black & Asian Women Pay Highest Price for Austerity

Lester Holloway
December 16, 2016

UK Govt Should Support 'Decade for People of African Descent', says UN Committee

Lester Holloway
December 13, 2016

Do not abandon the Human Rights Act: Letter to PM

Admin
December 12, 2016

Equality Not Finger Pointing: Response to Casey Report

Admin
June 12, 2016

Event Report: Redefining Integration

Lester Holloway
June 12, 2016

Teaching Migration Past to Deal with Migration Present?

Admin
January 12, 2016

Post-Brexit hate crime 'will get worse' - David Lammy MP

Lester Holloway
November 17, 2016

Who will protect black women's interests when their organisations are gone?

Admin
November 13, 2016

Signatories across religious and political divides call out Daily Mail hate

Admin
April 11, 2016

Africans who changed the world

Lester Holloway
December 10, 2016

Government can make progress on race equality in a year says UN chief

Lester Holloway
September 27, 2016

Why the history of migration is so important

Lester Holloway
September 23, 2016

Nothing innocent about blackfacing

Lester Holloway
August 26, 2016

Colourblindness fails to deliver race equality

Admin
August 16, 2016

Racism and xenophobia are resurgent in the UK, and the centre-left is partly to blame

Admin
February 8, 2016

UK charities to tell United Nations that Britain is failing to tackle racial inequalities

Admin
February 8, 2016

Fall in proportion of ethnic minority judges 'unacceptable'

Admin
July 28, 2016

Is the judiciary getting less diverse?

Lester Holloway
July 25, 2016

Ethnic minority civil servants paid less than white staff

Lester Holloway
December 7, 2016

As post-referendum racism rises, politicians must pledge to reject inflammatory campaigning

Admin
May 7, 2016

Race equality groups demand hate crime strategy

Lester Holloway
May 7, 2016

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May 7, 2016
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