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When hope is a dinghy in the Channel: how racism in Britain is a crisis of belonging

Racism in Britain is a crisis of belonging, but can you ever truly belong in Britain if you aren’t white?

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How the failures of the 1919 Versailles Peace Treaty set the stage for today’s anti-racist uprisings

Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.

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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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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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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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Institutional racism is ‘a perception more than a reality’.

Not our words, but sentiments of Munira Mirza, the No 10 adviser who has the task of setting up the new government commission on racial inequalities that Boris Johnson announced on Sunday.

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Black British citizens want more than complacency from this government

Matt Hancock’s assertion that the cabinet has “diversity of thought” is not enough to address the sense of disillusionment being expressed on the streets of the UK.