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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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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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Government & Society

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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Education & Employment

Why do Black Lawyers need to be twice as good?

Perhaps it all comes down to one underlying assumption made by a significant proportion of the people they encounter – the assumption that black lawyers are less competent than their white peers.

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Health & Medicine

Coronavirus: its impact cannot be explained away through the prism of race

The continued prevalence of ideas about race today shows how these ideas can mutate to justify the power structures that have ordered our society since the 18th century.