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Protest sign saying 'Capitalism is racist'
by Samir Sweida-Metwally  |  11th November 2020

Changing our consumption habits is an essential step to tackling systemic racism. Samir Sweida-Metwally argues that self-education in the era of Black Lives Matter is just not enough.…Read more

Patrick Vernon calls for the decolonisation of UK mental health policy to show we really believe in black lives matter and to shift the structural racism of the last 60 years.…Read more

Stack of beer barrels
by Nathaniel G. Chapman and David L. Brunsma  |  13th October 2020

Reporting on the research behind their new book 'Beer and Racism: How Beer Became White, Why It Matters, and the Movements to Change It', Nathaniel G. Chapman and David L. Brunsma join the new narrative challenging the entrenched whiteness of craft beer in the US.…Read more

Protest with 'Defund the police, invest in community' projected on the wall
by Ian Cummins  |  17th August 2020

Ian Cummins, author of the forthcoming 'Welfare and Punishment', examines the recent calls to defund the police from a mental health perspective, and looks at why we need to develop models of mental health services that limit police involvement as far as possible.…Read more

Students working
by Mawule A. Sevon and LaTrice L. Dowtin  |  14th August 2020

Mawule A. Sevon and LaTrice L. Dowtin discuss how the harming of Black girls is often removed from the discussion of school discipline and that we need to understand that schools will continue to be a pivotal source of harm for the Black community if there is continued failure to adequately eradicate racism in educational spaces.…Read more

Sign saying 'We need a change'
by Sarah Jane Brubaker and Brittany Keegan  |  7th August 2020

Sarah Jane Brubaker and Brittany Keegan discuss the parallels between the causes of sexual harassment and other forms of oppression, such as racism and discrimination, and how recommendations for how to address these issues can be more widely applied.…Read more

Woman on a laptop

Nazia Hussein and Saba Hussain reflect on how ethnic minority women may internalise the consequences of gendered racism in higher education and look at their roles as transnational carers and emotional labourers.…Read more

Car park Birdseye view
by Yunis Alam  |  20th July 2020

Yunis Alam, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bradford and author of 'Race, Taste, Class and Cars', talks about Bradford, taste, culture and how we create and modify our identity through cars.…Read more

Art of Clinton and Trump
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

1886 Empire Map
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