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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 Brittany Keegan and Sarah Jane Brubaker  |  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

Sign saying 'Black lives matter'
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

Person in crowd with mask
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

Fist in the air
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

Protest sign saying 'Justice for George Floyd #Icantbreathe'
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