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The pandemic shows we need more Black scientists – but who will pay the cost?

Barriers for Black scientists won’t go away without substantial funding – and measures that don’t require white people to lose out.

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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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Black Lives Matter: you may be a vocal supporter and still hold racist views

Racism is about action in everyday life, not just words or hashtags at a time of uprising. We can be careful about what we say, but it is perfectly possible to hold deep-seated racist views, sometimes subconsciously.