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Stalled Motorcycle Sets 'New Standard For Mayhem' In Unbelievable Mass Cyclist Crash

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

Spectators at bike race final in the US witnessed a multiple crash of riders that "may have set a new standard for mayhem." The Red Hook Criterium ...

Orgasmic and Liberating...Why Prince Matters and Always Will

Claire Meadows | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Claire Meadows

Here was an artist completely at home surrounded by talented female musicians. It was never in a lecherous way. For a man of such overt sexuality his relationship with his female band members was that of a mentor so secure in himself that he was able to let the ladies shine.

On White Guilt and Social Justice: Put Human Rights First

Roger Dubar | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK
Roger Dubar

White guilt is understandable: but it should not stop us seeking Human Rights for all. European colonisation killed over a hundred million people. In...

The Wall Behind Cultural Appropriation

Wemmy Ogunyankin | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Wemmy Ogunyankin

Freedom is important and freedom is a world I'm working towards, I hope everyone else is too. Freedom is likely what the girl in the video wants too. We all need understanding to combat the circumstances that make her and many others so frustrated, so things like dreads won't matter anymore.

#CSuiteSoWhite: Lack of diversity at the top prompts launch of UPstanding Executive Power List

Suki Sandhu | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK
Suki Sandhu

It may only be March but the issue of diversity, specifically ethnic diversity, has been one of the most widely covered topics of 2016. From University admissions to the Oscars, there is an unsettling sense of regression in the number of visibly successful BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic-including Hispanic and Middle Eastern) people in both the UK and America.

17 Quotes On Why Diversity In Fashion And Beauty Matters

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.02.2016 | UK Style

The fashion industry might be changing, but the ultimate goal of a truly diverse representation of men and women remains uncertain. Models portrayi...

What My Time at Oxford Taught Me About Social Mobility

Paul Reza Afshar | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Reza Afshar

I'd begun to distend the very things that made up me. The success of my attempt to traverse the social strata so neatly laid out at Oxford was not dependent on how clever I thought I was but by whether others saw me as one of them. I'd become socially immobile...

Why I'm Addicted to Race Bling

Beki Cadd | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Beki Cadd

Yesterday I took on the Winter Run 10k in London, adding another medal to my growing collection. Here's why I turned out in the rain to pound the pavements with 15,000 other runners and Why I'm Addicted to Race Bling.

Previously Undiscovered Martin Luther King Jr London Speech Found

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK

A previously undiscovered Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr recording has been recovered, featuring the activist speaking in London just days before he recei...

Data Analysis: How the Academy's Race Problem Is Getting Worse

Peter Yeung | Posted 15.01.2016 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

For the second year in a row, there are will be no black, Asian or minority ethnic actors that win an Oscar - because the 20-strong list of nominees in 2016 is entirely white.

Hermione Can Be Any Race, But Ron Should Always Be Ginger

Ioan Marc Jones | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ioan Marc Jones

I'll always remember where I was when I heard the news. It can't be true, I thought. Has J K Rowling destroyed the magical world that galvanised the i...

Walk in My Shoes But don't Commandeer My Struggles

Sabrina Lynch | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK
Sabrina Lynch

Rachel Dolezal, a public figure who prompted a major global debate on racial heritage, has re-emerged in the media hemisphere. Ms. Dolezal's interview...

Judge Rejects Race Rules, Puts African Boys In Care Of Loving White Family

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK Parents

Senior judges have rejected claims that children shouldn't be adopted by parents of a different race. The Court of Appeal rule said racial identity...

UN Human Rights Day: Why Human Rights Matter

Nick Cartwright | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Politics
Nick Cartwright

If you see what I see, but you don't feel what I feel, and you're happy to shrug your shoulders and unquestioningly enjoy your comfortable and privileged existence - because if you're able to sit in the warm and read this on a computer you're one of a very, very lucky few - then I'm sorry but I don't have the words to explain to you why human rights matter.

Rachel Dolezal Slammed For Lamenting That People Accept Caitlyn Jenner - But Not Her

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK

Critics have slammed Rachel Dolezal for lamenting her struggles in comparison to Caitlyn Jenner's successes in an interview described as "drenched in ...

Biracial Erasure: the Obvious Racial Counterpart to Bisexual Erasure That We Never Talk About

Michelle Hambiliki | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Michelle Hambiliki

While we should absolutely work harder at being racially inclusive, it's vital that we don't disregard mixed race people in the process.

A Graduate Had Her Job Offer Revoked Because Company 'Does Not Accept' Braided Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A Bournemouth University graduate was left "disgusted" after she had her job offer revoked because the company did not "accept" braided hair, as part ...

How to Talk to Kids About Terrorist Attacks

Melissa Hood | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents
Melissa Hood

What has happened in Paris and in Beirut recently is a very shocking and terrible thing and how you talk to your children about it will vary a lot depending on the age of your children and their temperament and your own values. While everyone will be appalled by what has happened there may be different aspects of it that you would want to highlight to your children.

It's Time to Cut the Rot of Radicalisation

Paul Reza Afshar | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Reza Afshar

One thing is clear: radicalisation doesn't happen in a vacuum. The bullies who seek to twist and darken the souls of confused young men (and they are largely young, and men) prey on this, pouring poison into their ears.

Why the Suffragette Movie Has Failed

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I don't think women are being roused to stand up against oppression at all. The film ends by saying, well look what a good place we are in now compared to countries like Saudi Arabia, look how far we've come. Thank God those women did what they did so we could have the vote today. This is not good enough.

Rachel Dolezal Receives Standing Ovation For Finally Admitting She Was Born White

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK

A former civil rights activist who was publicly outed as a white woman by her own family has finally admitted she is not biologically black. Earli...

Tom Jones Reveals Why He's Undergoing DNA Tests

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Tom Jones has revealed he is taking a DNA test to determine whether or not he has black ancestors, after being told he is just “passing as white”....

The Politics Behind Black Women's Hair

Tracey Agyeman | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tracey Agyeman

did the big chop about three years ago, and I did so not because of any social trend, or to be in touch with my roots but rather because I became aware of the dangerous side effects. And I can tell you today, I do not feel anymore Ghanaian today than I did on that day because, as my girl India Arie sings beautifully, I am not my hair.

Can I Ask Where You're From?

Sarah Kwong | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Kwong

I'm extremely proud of my mixed heritage, and everything both it, and I, stand for. It's taken me a good few years of diversions and confusion to get to this point. But I'm here and I'm proud. I would happily talk about my history and my family until the cows come home, and then when they've bedded down, too. But that isn't what the cashier is asking for.

White Students Stood In The Path Of Police Tear Gas To Protect Black Protesters

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Onlookers at a tuition fee protest in South Africa were almost moved to tears after white students formed a human shield around black demonstrators to...