Racism

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim
Housing

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim

A lawyer representing victims of the tragedy in the ongoing inquiry has accused police of Islamophobia over the predictions, which formed part of a community impact assessment days after the fire.

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation
Windrush Day

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation

The government-funded monument was unveiled at Waterloo Station to mark Windrush Day.

One in four women of colour have experienced racial slurs at work, report finds
Racism

One in four women of colour have experienced racial slurs at work, report finds

More than a quarter of women of colour say they have changed their hairstyle to feel more accepted at work, and one in five have even changed their name.

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say
Racism

Police anti-racism plan can’t work if stop and search powers are increased, campaigners say

Skunk Anansie’s Skin: ‘Rage Against the Machine gave me permission to be political’
The Music That Made Me

Skunk Anansie’s Skin: ‘Rage Against the Machine gave me permission to be political’

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Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q
Child Q

Hundreds protest outside Stoke Newington police station in support of Child Q

Child Q: Priti Patel urged to take ‘urgent action’ after police accused of stonewalling report
Child Q

Child Q: Priti Patel urged to take ‘urgent action’ after police accused of stonewalling report

10 things you should know about the government’s new race equality strategy
Race equality

10 things you should know about the government’s new race equality strategy

Diane Abbott demands meeting with Hackney police after Black schoolgirl strip-searched
Child Q

Diane Abbott demands meeting with Hackney police after Black schoolgirl strip-searched

Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong
Homelessness

Six lies the far-right tell about homeless people on social media – and why they are wrong

Downing Street criticises Jimmy Carr as Netflix faces calls to remove joke about Roma people
Racism

Downing Street criticises Jimmy Carr as Netflix faces calls to remove joke about Roma people

Middlesex head’s cricket comments show racism is ‘endemic’ in sport, say players
Racism in sport

Middlesex head’s cricket comments show racism is ‘endemic’ in sport, say players

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice
Raj Chada

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice

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How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system
Race

How the Black Education Movement took on the racist schools system

‘Institutional racism is something you cannot escape’: Azeem Rafiq testimony resonates with British Muslims
Racism

‘Institutional racism is something you cannot escape’: Azeem Rafiq testimony resonates with British Muslims

Here are the UK anti-racism charities leading the fight against racist abuse
Activism

Here are the UK anti-racism charities leading the fight against racist abuse

Nova Reid: ‘Being anti-racist is confronting and will feel uncomfortable’
Books

Nova Reid: ‘Being anti-racist is confronting and will feel uncomfortable’

‘The system is controlled by gatekeepers – Black creators are doing it their own way’
Culture

‘The system is controlled by gatekeepers – Black creators are doing it their own way’

Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’
Books

Author Tash Aw: ‘So many of us have multiple identities’

Tory party member confronts Oliver Dowden over ‘anti-woke’ rhetoric
News

Tory party member confronts Oliver Dowden over ‘anti-woke’ rhetoric

Wales to make teaching Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories mandatory in schools
News

Wales to make teaching Black, Asian and minority ethnic histories mandatory in schools

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The racist backlash against Rashford, Sancho and Saka was inevitable
Opinion

The racist backlash against Rashford, Sancho and Saka was inevitable

More than £32,000 raised to protect Marcus Rashford mural
News

More than £32,000 raised to protect Marcus Rashford mural

Why is social media still a catalyst for racist hate?
Social Justice

Why is social media still a catalyst for racist hate?

10 ways to say no to racism
Activism

10 ways to say no to racism

Tulsa race massacre: ‘We need to do something to right this wrong’
Activism

Tulsa race massacre: ‘We need to do something to right this wrong’

My Windrush friend Stewart taught me how to oppose racism
Opinion

My Windrush friend Stewart taught me how to oppose racism

Books about racism: Recommendations to mark Stephen Lawrence Day
Books

Books about racism: Recommendations to mark Stephen Lawrence Day

Met police yet to reckon with institutional racism, says Stuart Lawrence
Social Justice

Met police yet to reckon with institutional racism, says Stuart Lawrence

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