Race relations

Hollywood mourns Sir Sidney Poitier, ground-breaking Black actor and activist who has died at 94
Film

Hollywood mourns Sir Sidney Poitier, ground-breaking Black actor and activist who has died at 94

Tributes have poured in from around the world for Sidney Poitier, the ground-breaking titan of cinema’s golden age and first Black man to win an Oscar for best actor, who has died at the age of 94.

Ruth Negga on Passing: ‘We need to address issues that people are frightened of’
Netflix

Ruth Negga on Passing: ‘We need to address issues that people are frightened of’

Actress Ruth Negga says her new film Passing brings a ‘sense of urgency’ to the story from 1920s America that is matched in the present day.

Scotland’s first Black academic on why we shouldn’t remove offending statues
Social Justice

Scotland’s first Black academic on why we shouldn’t remove offending statues

Sir Geoff Palmer says that rather than hiding statues of people who committed crimes against humanity, they need proper context

This is what connects Stephen Lawrence, George Floyd, and Grenfell
Opinion

This is what connects Stephen Lawrence, George Floyd, and Grenfell

‘The time I met Fred Hampton and the Black Panthers’
Social Justice

‘The time I met Fred Hampton and the Black Panthers’

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‘A giant step forward’: What next as George Floyd’s killer is found guilty
Social Justice

‘A giant step forward’: What next as George Floyd’s killer is found guilty

Black brits can relate to George Floyd in their relationship with police
Opinion

Black brits can relate to George Floyd in their relationship with police

Eunice Olumide: This is why black lives matter to all of us
Opinion

Eunice Olumide: This is why black lives matter to all of us

We need full integration of black perspective in the telling of history
Social Justice

We need full integration of black perspective in the telling of history

What we can learn from the national hero who took a stand against racism
Social Justice

What we can learn from the national hero who took a stand against racism

Detroit, 1967 – the summer of love and hate | Stuart Cosgrove
Culture

Detroit, 1967 – the summer of love and hate | Stuart Cosgrove

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