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Government & Society

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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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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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.

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Science & Technology

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.

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Arts & Culture

Statues are just the start – the UK is peppered with slavery heritage

The throwing of a statue of the slave trader Edward Colston into the river in Bristol, UK, by anti-racist protesters, has sparked a division in opinion that is reflected across the country.

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Government & Society

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.