Anti-racism

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Ridley Road: the BBC’s new anti-fascist thriller set in swinging sixties London

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Black Lives Matter protestors in London following George Floyd's death
Life

17 UK anti-racism charities and organisations to support now and forever

Looking for a way to be a better ally this Black History Month? Start here.

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Lauren Geall
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Breonna Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer
Life

Our reaction to the Breonna Taylor verdict shows us the fight is far from over

Protestors have taken to the street in Louisville, Kentucky after it was announced no-one would be charged with her death.

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Lauren Geall
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Here is how Lovecraft Country displays white privilege in the most powerful way
Entertainment

“Why I find Lovecraft Country's depiction of white privilege chillingly accurate”

It's a scary watch and not because of the monsters...

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Victoria Sanusi
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Celebrity

Why we mustn’t ignore Gabrielle Union’s “heartbreaking” AGT experience

“That whole [America’s Got Talent] process was really brutal.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Habiba Katsha
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“Why filters on dating apps make Black women like me feel safer online”

One writer explores the benefit of Hinge's new race filters.

Octavia Spencer
People

Octavia Spencer says it’s time for Hollywood to tell “new and fresh stories”

“It’s important to be seen and heard.”

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Lauren Geall
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Anita Ghosh and her family
Opinion

“I’ve lost count of the times I’ve been asked where I’m ‘really’ from”

Anita Ghosh writes candidly about being mixed-race.

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Anita Ghosh
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Comparing the struggles Black and Jewish people face does nothing when it comes to tackling racism
Opinion

“Comparing the struggles Black and Jewish people face does nothing when it comes to tackling racism”

As a Black and Jewish woman, I feel frustrated and apprehensive when my identities are pitted up against each other.

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Nadine Batchelor-Hunt
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Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same
Long Reads

How hashtags have played a crucial role in Black women’s activism online

Black women are using hashtags to call for equality and expose injustices on social media, now I am doing the same

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Rene Germain
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Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking highlights a very big problem with South Asian culture

The show has received backlash for depicting "blatant colourism".

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Hanna Ibraheem
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In an aerial view from a drone, a large-scale ground mural depicting Breonna Taylor with the text 'Black Lives Matter' is seen being painted at Chambers Park in Annapolis, Maryland. The mural was organized by Future History Now in partnership with Banneker-Douglass Museum and The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture.
Life

The viral chain tweet we need to pay attention to

You will almost definitely have seen this post in your Twitter feed. Please do not ignore it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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We need to talk about the Jen Reid statue

Stylist turns the spotlight on the activist who inspired Bristol’s A Surge of Power.

Munroe Bergdorf
People

Munroe Bergdorf on what has made the current anti-racism movement so powerful

“We’re not speaking about awareness, we’re speaking about action.”

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Lauren Geall
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Life

“How it feels to be a black woman teaching anti-racism courses right now”

“Through the heartbreak people are waking up to racial justice and my tripled Instagram followers proves it.”

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Nova Reid
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Beyoncé
People

Beyoncé calls for justice in moving open letter about Breonna Taylor

“[You must] demonstrate the value of a Black woman’s life,” she writes.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Keisha Buchanan of the Sugababes poses backstage at Wireless Festival at Finsbury Park on July 5, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Joseph Okpako/Redferns via Getty Images)
People

Sugababes’ Keisha Buchanan on what it’s like to be the only black woman in a band

“I wasn’t allowed to be upset, I wasn’t allowed to have an opinion.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Alicia Keys
People

Alicia Keys, Beyoncé, and Michelle Obama join forces to rally and inspire young people

“We won’t solve anything if we’re only willing to do what’s easiest.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Leigh-Anne Pinnock
People

Leigh-Anne Pinnock speaks openly about her experiences of racism in an emotional new video

“Too often black people are reminded how far we have come as opposed to how far we can go.”

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Lauren Geall
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Over a million people have signed the ‘Justice for Belly Mujinga’ petition

Belly Mujinga died of Covid-19 after she was spat on at work at London’s Victoria station.

Meghan Markle
People

Meghan Markle responds to George Floyd’s killing in a powerful new address

The Duchess of Sussex reflected on recent events in an address to students at her former school.

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Lauren Geall
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