Race

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'
black woman's healthcare/ tessa
Health

'The pain was too much': Black woman says she almost died in childbirth due to 'racial prejudices'

As shocking statistics show that black women are more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth, one woman shares her experience of feeling like her pain was dismissed
Origin review – a genuine, often unsettling cinema outlier
Film

Origin review – a genuine, often unsettling cinema outlier

Ava DuVernay on Origin: 'I want it to be the kind of film you think about after you've left the theatre'
Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor and Jon Bernthal in Ava DuVernay's film Origin
Interview

Ava DuVernay on Origin: 'I want it to be the kind of film you think about after you've left the theatre'

Labour's equal pay plan for ethnic minorities welcome – but campaigners warn it's no cure-all
Equal pay

Labour's equal pay plan for ethnic minorities welcome – but campaigners warn it's no cure-all

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills
Cost of living crisis

'An urgent wake-up call': Half of disabled people are struggling to pay their energy bills

American Fiction review – a satirical take on novel writing with Jeffrey Wright
Jeffrey Wright and Erika Alexander in American Fiction
Film

American Fiction review – a satirical take on novel writing with Jeffrey Wright

Gathering: Women of Colour on Nature review – natural highs from our natural world
Books

Gathering: Women of Colour on Nature review – natural highs from our natural world

'Activism and organising is kinda sexy!': Colman Domingo on Rustin, Oscar buzz and the Obamas
Colman Domingo as Bayard Rustin in Netflix film Rustin
Film

'Activism and organising is kinda sexy!': Colman Domingo on Rustin, Oscar buzz and the Obamas

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future
2 Tone stars The Specials on stage in a black and white photo
Music

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future

Soul II Soul's Jazzie B: 'By 16, I had already been stopped by the police 10 times'
Jazzie B from Soul II Soul
Race

Soul II Soul's Jazzie B: 'By 16, I had already been stopped by the police 10 times'

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'
Beverley Knight, UK soul singer
Letter to my Younger Self

Beverley Knight: 'My young black skin was politicised the day I was born'

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah: 'Black Lives Matter transformed the world'
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah looks into the camera with his hands on his face
Interview

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah: 'Black Lives Matter transformed the world'

Children of Windrush: Mica Paris, Jay Blades, Lenny Henry and more reflect on heritage and identity
Children of Windrush
Letter to my younger self

Children of Windrush: Mica Paris, Jay Blades, Lenny Henry and more reflect on heritage and identity

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'It should not be a novelty that there's more than one Black face on stage'
Chi-chi Nwanoku CBE.
Letter To My Younger Self

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'It should not be a novelty that there's more than one Black face on stage'

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'I was not interested in just playing music by our dead white friends'
Chi-chi Nwanoku
Music

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'I was not interested in just playing music by our dead white friends'

Gina Yashere: For UK Black comics it's a nightclub policy – 'one in, one out'
Gina Yashere
racism

Gina Yashere: For UK Black comics it's a nightclub policy – 'one in, one out'

I couldn't find a book with a Black British romantic heroine, so I wrote one
Frances Mensah Williams illustration in green and gold
Black British fiction

I couldn't find a book with a Black British romantic heroine, so I wrote one

Linton Kwesi Johnson: 'It wasn’t easy for the Windrush generation'
Linton Kwesi Johnson
Letter To My Younger Self

Linton Kwesi Johnson: 'It wasn’t easy for the Windrush generation'

David Harewood: 'I would tell my younger self to get prepared. Because life is tough, isn’t it?'
David Harewood
drama

David Harewood: 'I would tell my younger self to get prepared. Because life is tough, isn’t it?'

David Harewood: UK off-shored our racism and brutality
David Harewood in his new BBC2 documentary, Get On Up
race

David Harewood: UK off-shored our racism and brutality

Forgotten African heroes of the Second World War
Illustration of a soldier
first person

Forgotten African heroes of the Second World War

Jon Snow: 'It was wonderful to talk to Nelson Mandela'
Jon Snow at Grenfell Tower
Letter to my Younger Self

Jon Snow: 'It was wonderful to talk to Nelson Mandela'

In The Strays, horror confronts code-switching, class and the Black British experience
Jorden Myrie as Carl, Bukky Bakray as Dione in The Strays, directed by Nathaniel Martello-White
Horror

In The Strays, horror confronts code-switching, class and the Black British experience

The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change
History

The UK has 2,500 museums, but not one dedicated to Black British history. That could soon change

Karla-Simone Spence: The Confessions of Frannie Langton 'is as dark as it can get'
Karla-Simone Spence in The Confessions of Frannie Langton
tv interview

Karla-Simone Spence: The Confessions of Frannie Langton 'is as dark as it can get'