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'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils
black girl
Education

'We're punished for being different': Black girls excluded from school at double rate of white pupils

Girls from Gypsy, Roma and Irish Traveller backgrounds are excluded at even higher rates – three times the rate as white girls
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

5 books to read about women confronting racism, selected by author and comedian Njambi McGrath
Books

5 books to read about women confronting racism, selected by author and comedian Njambi McGrath

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue
Ethnicity pay gap

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue

'I was spat on in a gay bar': How the South Asian diaspora is fighting racism in queer spaces
Racism

'I was spat on in a gay bar': How the South Asian diaspora is fighting racism in queer spaces

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?
Rugby pitch with players
John Bird

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?

Woke or anti-woke? Culture wars are poisoning society and politics, eye-opening study finds
Culture wars

Woke or anti-woke? Culture wars are poisoning society and politics, eye-opening study finds

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here's how to kick it out for good
Football

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here's how to kick it out for good

TV historian David Olusoga: 'My family were driven from our home by the National Front'
David Olusoga
Letter to my younger self

TV historian David Olusoga: 'My family were driven from our home by the National Front'

Dawn Butler: Growing up with four brothers helped me navigate male-dominated Westminster
Dawn Butler speaking at the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool
politics

Dawn Butler: Growing up with four brothers helped me navigate male-dominated Westminster

Barrel Children: The kids left behind by Windrush
Four children at a train station
Sam Delaney

Barrel Children: The kids left behind by Windrush

‘I felt so powerful’: Jen Reid on inspiring the next generation after Bristol protests
jen reid bristol protests. Jen Reid stands in front of the new black resin and steel statue portraying her
interview

‘I felt so powerful’: Jen Reid on inspiring the next generation after Bristol protests

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'

Police have no place in our schools
schools/ police/ child q
Dr Shabna Begum

Police have no place in our schools

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Education
Changemakers: Girls into Coding
Changemakers 2023

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2023: Education

The NHS staffing crisis won't be fixed until it solves its problem with racism
Kate Osamor

The NHS staffing crisis won't be fixed until it solves its problem with racism

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK
Homelessness

Black and minoritised ethnic communities at disproportionate risk of homelessness in the UK

Doreen Lawrence says the UK justice system 'degrades' the Black community
Baroness Doreen Lawrence - pictured in summer 2022
Racism

Doreen Lawrence says the UK justice system 'degrades' the Black community

Fans unveil statue of Jack Leslie - the pioneering Black footballer you've never heard of
Jack Leslie
Football

Fans unveil statue of Jack Leslie - the pioneering Black footballer you've never heard of

The solution to racism controversy in opera is staring us in the face
music

The solution to racism controversy in opera is staring us in the face

Cost of living crisis 'deepening racial inequality' with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty
Image of man in Brick Lane/ Cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living crisis 'deepening racial inequality' with 4 in 10 non-white Londoners in poverty

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs
March For Our Lives rally in New York, 2018
podcast

‘Children are dead. And people are still making excuses’: March For Our Lives activist Ariel Hobbs

Ricardo P Lloyd: 'I want to see the industry celebrate Black talent instead of pushing actors out'
Culture

Ricardo P Lloyd: 'I want to see the industry celebrate Black talent instead of pushing actors out'

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim
Grenfell
Housing

Met Police said releasing Grenfell death toll would cause crime as most affected were Muslim

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation
Windrush Day

Windrush monument receives mixed reception as 3 in 4 victims are still waiting for compensation