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by Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal  |  2nd July 2020

Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal talk about their new book, The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change, covering the impact of the murder of George Floyd, white privilege, Trump's election and possibilities for building cross-racial coalitions.…Read more

by Sally Tomlinson  |  30th June 2020

Sally Tomlinson, author of 'Education and Race from Empire to Brexit', demonstrates how we continue to manufacture ignorance of the past in a fragmented education system.…Read more

by Debadrita Chakraborty  |  26th June 2020

Debadrita Chakraborty, research scholar in Literature, Gender and Culture Studies at Cardiff University, explores how radical expressions of dissent are motivated by an emotional opposition to domination, control, disempowerment and dehumanisation and how they should make us re-evaluate the course of progress in America in particular and the Global North at large.…Read more

by Kalwant Bhopal  |  19th June 2020

In this extract from the conclusion of 'White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society', Kalwant Bhopal suggests ways to engage with a social justice and inclusive agenda for change in which the voices and lives of black and minority groups can be represented.…Read more

by Terri E. Givens  |  8th June 2020

Terri E. Givens, author of the forthcoming 'Radical Empathy', explains why we need to move beyond walking in someone else’s shoes to taking action to improve our society, setting out the path to this in six distinct steps.…Read more

by Glenn W. Muschert  |  4th June 2020

FREE TO DOWNLOAD: ‘Police Homicides: The Terror of “American Exceptionalism”’ by Robert Aponte and Hannah Hurrle from the forthcoming Agenda For Social Justice. Find the link in this piece with an introduction from Glenn W. Muschert, co-editor of the book. The chapter clearly defines the problem of police violence, provides evidence for its nature and extent, and lays out practical and feasible solutions which, if followed, would reduce the extent and severity of police violence.…Read more

by Martin Glynn  |  2nd June 2020

In this short 'Lessons from Lockdown' podcast, Jess Miles speaks to Martin Glynn, criminologist, on lessons government should be learning at this time around crime and race.…Read more

by Tina Sikka  |  29th May 2020

Tina Sikka discusses the disproportionate way COVID-19 is impacting Black and other minority ethnic communities, and how we have to make sure these statistics are not used to perpetuate erroneous assumptions about innate group differences.…Read more

Paul Sng, documentary filmmaker and author of 'Invisible Britain: Portraits of Hope and Resilience', talks about his experiences of racism and how his new book 'This Separated Isle' will present a portrait of a nation where equality, diversity and inclusion are essential qualities for a healthy society.…Read more

Dr Martin Glynn, criminologist, academic and data storyteller looks at race, COVID-19 and the ongoing struggle for ‘racial recognition’ within parts of British society. He is the author of the forthcoming 'Black Art and the Criminological Imagination', out in 2021. An audio version of this blog piece is available on Soundcloud, Apple and Spotify.…Read more