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Arts & Culture

Why does racism prevail? Leading scholars apply their minds

All people belong to one biological species and there are no human “races”. So why does belief in race persist?

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Government & Society

How racist is Britain today? What the evidence tells us

It’s starkly evident that major ethnic and racial inequalities persist in employment, housing and the justice system.

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Reading List

Books: Understanding Whiteness

To combat racism, it is necessary to understand the history of the ideology of “race”, and whiteness as the foundation of racial categories and racism.

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Reading List

Books: New York Times Best Sellers on race and racial inequality

Explore the following books on race and racial inequality that have made it onto The New York Times Best Sellers list.

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Reading List

Do the work: an anti-racist reading list

Books to fortify a long-term struggle – after this news cycle is over and social media posts about ‘Black Lives Matter’ dies down.

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Government & Society

To BAME, or not to BAME, what’s with the term?

In the UK, we have seen the emergence of the term BAME as a collective term used to describe non-White people. But what does it really mean, and what is it used for?

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Business & Economy

Brands may support Black Lives Matter, but advertising still needs to decolonise

Even though brands are stepping up and making statements, the broader industries behind these messages, like advertising, also need interrogating.

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Science & Technology

Social media helps reveal people’s racist views – so why don’t tech firms do more to stop hate speech?

As Black Lives Matter continues to draw attention to racism, it’s time internet companies did more to tackle all forms of bigotry.

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Government & Society

How racism complicates Black parenting

Experiences of racism can start very early in childhood, so Black parents have to manage their children’s encounters with racism.

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Education & Employment

Police in schools: Black Lives Matter protests raise urgent concerns

The recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests have sparked critical conversations about policing, and the way policing affects Britain’s Black communities, including the presence of police in UK schools.