Racism

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Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts’ new Netflix drama confronts racism, class and parenthood

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Charley Ross
  • Channel 4's Black To Front: The Big Breakfast
    TV

    Channel 4’s Black To Front proves that 24 hours of representation just isn’t enough

  • Naomi Osaka was left visibly upset in a recent press conference.
    Wellbeing

    Naomi Osaka being forced to explain her anxiety proves how the media hasn’t learned anything

  • Lizzo's powerful message about self-love comes after emotional post detailing “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she gets daily
    News

    Lizzo breaks down over the “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she receives daily

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"Being racially fetishised is stripping away who you are, taking your personality out of the equation"
Books

“The fetishisation of mixed women is still rife – I know firsthand”

Author Natalie Morris on why racial fetishisation is so damaging.

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Morgan Cormack
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Dr Zoe Williams
Celebrity

Dr Zoe Williams opens up about dealing with microaggressions in a new Instagram post

“After a lifetime of ‘laughing it off,’ I am only just now learning to set boundaries for myself.”

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Lauren Geall
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Colin in Black & White: Netflix just gave us our first look at Colin Kaepernick and Ava Duvernay’s new drama
TV

We have a first look at Colin Kaepernick and Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix drama

It’s time to add Colin In Black & White to your watchlist.

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Amy Beecham
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NFF
Wellbeing

Why aren’t more Black women into fitness?

NoireFitFest is the UK's first fitness festival designed to get the Black community strong.

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Miranda Larbi
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Miranda Larbi
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Banning athletes at the Olympics from protesting institutional injustice is a problem

Raven Saunders has been given a reprieve after making an 'X' gesture on the podium.

A pregnant black woman sits on a big doctor's hand. Prenatal medical care and check-up. Psychological and medical vector concept
Life

Why the new NICE birth guidelines are so worrying for women of colour

“I know all too well how racism plays a huge role in the perception of people of colour and the subsequent care we receive,” says Amerley Ollennu.

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Amerley Ollennu
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Defaced Mural Of Marcus Rashford Repaired By The Artist In Manchester
Opinion

A love letter to the Black kings and queens of Britain

"The UK as we know it would be nothing without all of us”.

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Jazmin Kopotsha
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Black Lives Matter protestors in London following George Floyd's death
People

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

Looking for a way to be a better anti-racist ally? Start here.

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Lauren Geall
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Euro 2020: Players of England look on in a penalty shoot out during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on July 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Jameela Jamil joins stars condemning racist abuse of England players on social media

“This is how we will now remember this; not as the extraordinary victory of such a brilliant England team, but as the lowlife vitriol of football fans.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman
News

“I refuse to give him that power”: Bibaa Henry & Nicole Smallman’s mother responds to murder verdict

She spoke about forgiveness in an emotional interview.

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Hollie Richardson
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Alice Dearing wearing Soul Cap
Wellbeing

Racist decision to ban Afro-friendly swimming caps from Olympics may be overturned

Swim England says the caps are welcome at all of their competitions.

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Nyima Jobe
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Kate Ng
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Stop Asian Hate: 7 ways to keep the momentum of the anti-racist movement going

“Despite being more than a year since the first UK lockdown, the racism heightened with Covid-19 has clung to us”

Rakie Ayola, winner of the Best Support Actress award for her role in "Anthony", poses in the Winners Room at the Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards 2021 at Television Centre on June 6, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
TV

Rakie Ayola’s moving tribute to murdered teen Anthony Walker at the 2021 Baftas

“If you think for a second that you know anybody who thinks all they have is to take the life of another, do whatever you can to stop them.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lisa Taddeo's Animal and 4 other books to read this summer
Books

Lisa Taddeo’s first novel and 4 other books that will blow your mind this summer

From feminism to race and sexuality, these new books are shaking up reading lists.

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Francesca Brown
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Picture Of Woman's face. Defaced And Torn.
Life

Racial denial: 4 mixed-race women on being pressured to identify as white

"The word ‘raceless’ alludes to the very particular feeling of dislocation which occurs when your heritage is white-washed in a homogenous setting"

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Georgina Lawton
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Author Sophie Williams and the cover of 'Millennial Black'
People

How to be an anti-racist ally in every area of your life

Sophie Williams (@officialmillennialblack) guides you through the most important steps to remember

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Alice Porter
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 23: People march in honor of George Floyd on May 23, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The National Action Network and members of George Floyd's family hosted an inaugural remembrance to honor the life of Floyd, who was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. Chauvin has since been convicted of multiple murder counts in Floyds death. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/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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Jodie Turner-Smith shot by Lelanie Foster
TV

“Sometimes a loving ‘no’ is the best thing”: Jodie Turner-Smith on the power of boundaries

The Anne Boleyn actor on learning to set her limits as she navigates Hollywood life.

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Helen Bownass
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Kayleigh Dray
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Leigh-Anne Pinnock was “scared to speak out” about racism

“I was really scared, actually, about speaking out, which is why I feel like I didn’t for so many years.”

Black owned bookshops
Books

13 Black-owned bookshops to order online and support throughout and after the pandemic

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

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Megan Murray
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