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The Squad: “It’s time to stand together and renounce this racist rhetoric, before it’s too late”

“It is not possible to claim to be against prejudice, then remain quiet,” says Chimene Suleyman

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Priti Patel
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“No, Boris Johnson’s new cabinet is not a step forward for representation”

“Priti Patel and Sajid Javid are not examples of what Asian people can achieve. This is not a great moment of representation for Asians.”

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Sarah Shaffi
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Ilhan Omar received an emotional homecoming after Donald Trump called for her deportation

"Home sweet home!!"

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Christobel Hastings
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no time for Donald Trump's racist taunts
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has no time for Donald Trump’s racist taunts

"You cannot accept that we don't fear you."

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Christobel Hastings
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Ray BLK’s comments about knife crime in London are incredibly powerful

Speaking on the Duvet Days podcast, Ray BLK – real name Rita Ekwere – has underlined the wider repercussions of the UK’s visibility problem.

Life

American Airlines telling a black woman to cover up is just another example of everyday racism

The only bad look here is racial bias and body shaming.

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Christobel Hastings
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US congresswoman Ilhan Omar speaks at the Capitol in Washington
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“What we can learn from Fox News’ attack on US congresswoman Ilhan Omar”

In Trump’s America, becoming the first Muslim congresswoman was an act of bravery

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Meena Alexander
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People

The original Little Mermaid just called out trolls attacking Halle Bailey

Jodi Benson has responded to the backlash against Bailey’s casting as Ariel

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Pip Cook
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People

Kristin Davis opens up about racism faced by her children in emotionally-charged interview

“I don’t know how every person of colour has gotten through this. I don’t understand how you could take this every day.”

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Pip Cook
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Sports has a diversity problem, and this embarrassing Photoshop blunder proves it

A major sports event just massively failed at being more inclusive.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

California’s Crown Act proves natural hair discrimination has no place in 2019

The new legislation explicitly bars discrimination against Black hairstyles.

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Christobel Hastings
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Kayleigh Dray
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Idris Elba has responded to that James Bond casting backlash

Many people have expressed their displeasure over a ‘black Bond’ – and you can believe Idris Elba has noticed.

Priyanka Chopra on Meghan Markle
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Priyanka Chopra knows exactly why the press keeps targeting Meghan Markle

“I knew her before, and she's the same chick”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Neelam Gill speaks out about how being a victim of racist taunts affected her self-esteem

"I thought being fair was what made you beautiful. I would always hate the colour of my skin."

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, pose with their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
Life

This TV presenter just expertly underlined why Danny Baker’s royal baby tweet was racist

"That’s old-school prejudice and racism at its peak."

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Sarah Shaffi
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People

Natural hair movement: the afro hair revolution that’s finally taking root

Don't Touch My Hair author Emma Dabiri explores the growth of the natural hair movement

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Emma Dabiri
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People

What the Caster Semenya case says about misogynoir and transmisogyny in sport – and beyond

Paula Akpan explores the wider ramifications of the decision against Caster Semenya.

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Paula Akpan
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Life

“Self-care is absolutely essential”: black female professors offer advice to the next generation

How to cope with racism and prejudice in higher education

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Sarah Shaffi
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There’s so much good news about Malorie Blackman’s Noughts & Crosses series

Stormzy is appearing in the BBC adaptation, she’s working on a new novel, and we’re very, very excited.

Dick Van Dyke as Bert, Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins, Karen Dotrice as Jane Banks and Matthew Garber (1956 - 1977) as Michael Banks in the Disney musical 'Mary Poppins', directed by Robert Stevenson, 1964. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Does Disney’s Mary Poppins promote racism and white supremacism?

The film stands accused of “flirting with blackface”.

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Kayleigh Dray
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