Race

Race, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • 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

  • Podcasts
    Life

    15 podcasts that focus on compelling discussions around race

  • Alicia Garza
    Books

    The Purpose of Power: Alicia Garza’s book gets October 2020 publish date

Latest Stories

Life

Independent UK bookshops dedicated to showcasing Black authors to support now

Diverse bookshops to order online from and pay a visit when you can.

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Megan Murray
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People

If you listen to one thing this weekend, make sure it’s Michelle Obama’s podcast

Her first guest is pretty exciting.

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Hollie Richardson
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Food

This beautiful charity cookbook features over 100 recipes by people of colour

Community Comfort is a stunning compilation of recipes from around the world – and it’s supporting BAME families affected by Covid-19 in the UK.

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Moya Crockett
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Brits 2020: Stormzy
People

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.

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Hollie Richardson
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Best new TV this week: including the BBC's timely dramatisation of The Salisbury Poisonings

Entertainment Director Helen Bownass on everything to watch and stream this week.

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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Adele
People

Adele’s George Floyd tribute is a vital reminder that “this isn’t only about America”

The singer shared a message on Instagram

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Hollie Richardson
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Black Lives Matter memorial sign at the site of where George Floyd was killed by white police officers
Opinion

Black Lives Matter protests: “I can’t bring myself to post a photo of George Floyd on Instagram”

Why one woman is struggling to mourn another black person killed by a white police officer on social media.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Long Reads

Why are black women so much more likely to die with Covid-19?

“It hurts like hell, but I’m not surprised the pandemic has hit my community so badly”

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Long Reads

“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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Best non-fiction books of 2020
Books

Your guide to 2020’s best non-fiction books

From investigations into domestic violence to essays on modern life, these are 2020's best non-fiction books.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Elena Chabo
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Oscars 2020: true story behind this award-winning short film celebrating natural hair

You need to watch Hair Love, a true celebration of afro hair and black fathers.

Marsha de Cordova
People

The BBC just confused Marsha de Cordova for another MP, and it’s really not OK

Dawn Butler had to call out the mistake.

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Hollie Richardson
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Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith in Queen and Slim.
People

Meet Melina Matsoukas, the music video director behind Queen & Slim

“I wanted to create the experience of being pulled over by the police and not knowing if you’ll live or not. That is a reality of our daily existence.”

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Colin Crummy
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Ncuti Gatwa plays Eric effiong in Netflix's sex education
People

Sex Education 2’s Ncuti Gatwa on why the barbershop is his happy place

“The barbershop is a place for black men to socialise, catch up and bond,” he explains.

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Colin Crummy
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People

The reactions to Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu’s white privilege interviews only prove her point

She appeared on GMB and This Morning.

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Hollie Richardson
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Win

Win a trip for four to The Cheltenham Festival in March worth over £1,000

and ensure you have an unforgettable day at the home of Jump Racing

Brought to you by
The Jockey Club Cheltenham
Reni Eddo-Lodge
People

Reni Eddo-Lodge on how to navigate conversations about race in 2020

“There’s this weird polarisation of anti-racism and feminism in pop culture, when politically things feel further to the right than ever before.”

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Lauren Geall
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Christobel Hastings
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Lena Waithe’s new film is taking on police brutality in a powerful way

Make way for the black Bonnie & Clyde.

Gemma Chan looks forward to not having to answer questions about her race ever again
People

Gemma Chan doesn’t want to answer questions about her race anymore, for this powerful reason

She stars in I Am Hannah next week.

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Hollie Richardson
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