Race Matters

The weaponisation of the 'left-behind white working class'

14 Jan, 2021 by Nick Treloar

The phrase 'left-behind white working class' is now a regular staple in government rhetoric around equality. But how accurate is ...

Joint Open Letter: GCSE and A-Level Cancellation Arrangements

12 Jan, 2021 by Halima Begum

Today, the Runnymede Trust has written an open letter to the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson MP, calling for urgent action ...

Students have called out institutional racism for decades. A new report confirms our experiences

05 Jan, 2021 by Taj Ali

University students have a long history of organising against racism on campus – but anti-racist action from the top-down ...

The true impact of the Jamaica 50 deportations

18 Dec, 2020 by Zita Holbourne

Content note: this article contains reference to suicide Two weeks ago, the government deported 13 people to Jamaica. After the ...

The Stansted 15 appeal: a symbol of our right to protest in the UK

03 Dec, 2020 by Raoul Walawalker

Back in 2017, a group of 15 activists made headlines when they halted a charter flight that would deport 60 people from the UK. ...

Why Runnymede is suing the government over its Covid-19 hiring practices

16 Nov, 2020 by Halima Begum

It is no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted people of colour – including those on the front ...

Black history legacies: Claudia Jones

30 Oct, 2020 by Micha Frazer-Carroll

In the British education system, and the public spheres beyond it, we very rarely learn about black history. In the limited cont ...

The fight isn't over for Elephant and Castle's Latin American community

22 Oct, 2020 by Santiago Peluffo, Patria Roman-Velazquez and Natalia Perez

Last month, Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre, which served as a hub for London's Latin American communities, closed its doors ...

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 ...

Black History legacies: Stuart Hall

09 Oct, 2020 by Micha Frazer-Carroll

In the British education system, and the public spheres beyond it, we very rarely learn about black history. In the limited cont ...

Why I'm taking legal action against the government's new school guidelines

05 Oct, 2020 by Marsha Garratt

The government recently introduced new guidelines for the teaching of Relationships and Sex Education – stating schools mu ...

So you've read a lot of books on anti-racism – now what?

18 Sep, 2020 by Banseka Kayembe

Following Black Lives Matter, there's been a surge in interest in anti-racist literature – but what do you do once you've ...

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