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People gather for a vigil for Jacob Blake on August 25, 2020 in New York City. The Wisconsin National Guard has been deployed to Kenosha after Blake was shot several times at close range in the back during an encounter with a police officer, which was caught on video. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
Life

How we can all be better allies in the fight against racism

White people need to be better allies, that much is clear. So how can they do that?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

"Don't call me BAME, my identity is so much more than that"

Why are we the communities of people who make up a significant 14% of the population, still lumped together under the dated title of BAME?

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Namitha Aravind
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Prince Harry
People

Prince Harry apologises for “endemic” institutional racism in a powerful new address

His words echo those of his wife Meghan Markle in a speech made after George Floyd’s death.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Alexandra Burke shares her experience of “heartbreaking” racism in the music industry

The X Factor star says she was told to bleach her skin “to look whiter”.

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Anna Brech
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Hollie Richardson
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Stormzy’s statement behind his £10m donation to fight racial inequality is a vital read

The rapper has made an important pledge following George Floyd's death.

BabyNames.com's black lives matter tribute
People

How a popular baby names website took a stand for #BlackLivesMatter

“Each of these names was somebody’s baby.”

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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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Leona Lewis, hair detail, attends the premiere of Focus Features' "Emma." at DGA Theater on February 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/WireImage)
People

Leona Lewis’ story about her confrontation with a white store owner is a must-read

If you don’t think racism is a problem in the UK, you need to listen to what Leona Lewis has to say.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Sophie Turner
People

Sophie Turner responds to those criticising her decision to attend anti-racism protest

“Justice will be done when society reflects our beliefs that we are all equal. Until then there should be no peace.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Melanie Janine Brown, known as Mel B walks the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony and the "La Vérité" (The Truth) screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival at Sala Grande on August 28, 2019 in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage,)
People

Mel B explains why it’s so hurtful when white people say they “don’t see colour”

In a revealing interview, the Spice Girls star has revealed what it’s like to be “the only brown girl in the room”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams
People

Serena Williams has a message for those who think she’s responsible for Alexis Ohanian’s resignation

The couple sat down during an Instagram Live to candidly discuss Alexis’ powerful decision to resign from Reddit.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

Regina King on Black Lives Matter.
People

Regina King recalls why her son’s driving lessons were different to those of his white friends

And everybody should listen to it.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Ellen Pompeo wants to know why police are carrying machine guns at anti-racism protests

“At the Women’s March, there were no machine guns. At Pride marches, there were no machine guns. But the Black Lives Matter march? Machine guns everywhere.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Question Time: Donna Kinnair.
People

Dame Donna Kinnair describes the racism nurses face everyday

“Just look at the health of our nation and that will tell you about some of the structural inequalities that we have.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Fashion

13 brilliant black-owned fashion brands for your shopping list

Begin making a change by getting to know these black-owned fashion brands

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Billie Bhatia
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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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John Boyega at George Floyd protests in London on Wednesday 3 June
People

John Boyega’s impassioned speech during London’s anti-racism protests is essential listening

“I need you to understand how painful it is to be reminded every day that your race means nothing.”

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Yara Shahidi just perfectly explained why you shouldn’t call George Floyd’s killing “unprecedented”

“This is not an unprecedented moment. At this point, this is precedent.”

Life

“The uncomfortable reality of talking to my white friends about George Floyd”

“As a black woman I am ready to let go of the white friendships who have met me and my pain with silence over the last week.”

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Megan Murray
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