UK Racism

Anti-Racist Protestors Manage To Shut Down Anti-Racist Play

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK

A critically-acclaimed performance event featuring black actors in a "human zoo" has been cancelled after protests which posed "a serious threat" to t...

Lupita Nyong'o And Elmo Smash Skin Colour Prejudice In One Video

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We didn't think we could love Lupita Nyong'o anymore than was possible, but her debut on Sesame Street is utterly brilliant. Alongside Elmo, she st...

The Human Zoo and the Masturbation of White Guilt

Akala | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Akala

So as you have probably heard. An 'artist' named Brett Bailey thinks it is creative and innovative to showcase black humans in a mock zoo for the entertainment of white 'liberals' at the Barbican Centre... This 21st Century recreation of the very real human zoos is disgusting, deplorable and aims to do none of the things its supporters claim it does. I'll explain why.

Black Actress Arrested After She Kisses White Husband In Public

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK

US actress Daniele Watts says she is angry and frustrated after she was arrested by police because they saw her kissing her husband in public, and app...

Mehdi Hasan

Moeen Ali Interview: 'I Am A Muslim, Yes, But I Am Also Very English'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics

In an exclusive and very personal interview, the new star of England cricket, Moeen Ali, talks to Mehdi Hasan about sport, faith and being Bri...

'You've Lost The Right To Govern', Ferguson Leaders Told

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK

Politicians in Ferguson, Missouri, were shouted down and told they should "step aside peacefully' at the first meeting of the city's council since the...

Little Revolution

Jane Egginton | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Egginton

When the London riots erupted three years ago, Hackney was on fire. Alecky Blythe, who wrote London Road, a sell-out at the National Theatre, took to the streets to record the voices of the people involved.

Rotherham: When the excuse is uglier than the sin

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK
Faisal J. Abbas

Perhaps there is nothing that can better describe the horrific revelations that emerged as a result of the recent Rotherham scandal in the United King...

LSE Apologises After 'Racist' Kung-Fu Panda Email.. As 30% Of Its Students Are From Asia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The London School of Economics, one of Britain's top universities, had to apologise after sending out an email to its students, 30% of whom are Asian,...

Let's Not Make Child Grooming about Ethnicity, But We Can Talk About Race If You'd Like

Assed Baig | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK
Assed Baig

The fundamental problem is that by making this issue about Asians, Pakistanis or Muslims, the discussion is taken away from the actual victims. It also ignores or marginalises the non-white victims of these predatory criminals.

Wake Up Football And Stop Pretending Racism Doesn't Exist

Grant Feller | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Sport
Grant Feller

The deafening silence from fellow football professionals coupled with the absurd comments from the LMA, Redknapp and others are only making a problem that is deeply entrenched in society worse.

Will the Missouri Riots Make a Difference?

Miriam Brown | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Miriam Brown

For too long, African Americans, Black and Asian Britons have felt targeted... In the USA, great steps towards racial equality have been made over the decades. In spite of this, time and time again we hear of fatal shootings between the white and the black populations... How many deaths will it take for something to be done? For things to change?

The Terror of Austerity: How the Coalition's Cuts Are Killing Us

Louisa Ackermann | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Politics
Louisa Ackermann

When people steal from the state through benefit fraud (usually out of desperation), there's public outcry. But when the state steals from the people by failing to provide even a basic standard of living, whilst corruption and tax evasion runs unchecked, we're told it's all part of a necessary strategy for economic recovery.

Samuel Luckhurst

Mackay, Moody And How Tan Exposed Football's Jingoism

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Sport

Koreans, Chinese, Israelis, homosexuals, females and even Welsh women were all, allegedly, ridiculed in a string of derogatory text message exchanges ...

The Ferguson Cop Who Killed Mike Brown Will Never Face Justice, And We All F--king Know It

Adam Jung | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK
Adam Jung

We don't suspect justice won't be done, we absolutely know it won't. And how do we know? Kelly Thomas. James Boyd. Oscar Grant. Eric Garner. Kimani Gray.

US Vogue Features First Non-White, Non-Celeb Model On September Cover In 25 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bethann Hardison's diversity campaign has highlighted the lack of racial diversity in the fashion industry and it looks like US Vogue may have finally...

US University Sorority Posts Racist Snapchat Celebrating 'No N****s' In Their Group

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student who bragged there were no black women in her sorority group has been kicked out of the club after her snapchat message went viral. The so...

Racism, Racy Images And Other Police Social Media Gaffes

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Police officers and civilians made racist and threatening comments on Facebook and Twitter, sent friend requests to victims of crime and uploaded imag...

We All Need to Work to Keep Europe Open and Free

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

When we look at the news and we see incident after incident of discrimination, antisemitism and vigilante justice. Whether that's Jewish shops being targeted in Paris or a woman being assaulted for displaying an Israeli flag in Amsterdam, we are surrounded by acts of baseless hatred.

Ferguson - A Country Divided Against Itself Cannot Stand

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

White and Black Americans have fought in one way or another, side by side in the Union Army, in World War I and II, in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, only to return to their own separate neighborhoods, separate houses of worship and their own separate lives. Black and White Americans, for the most part, simply do not live in the same society and do not see the world around them in the same way.

Is Integration 'Impossible' for Roma in France?

Isabelle Younane | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Younane

'Integration is impossible in a country like France which is plagued by debt, the budget deficit, the crisis and mass unemployment!'... Roma generally find themselves in the poorest neighbourhoods of France, which suffer from high levels of unemployment and so are inevitably hostile to newcomers.

Women Against Feminism, Privilege and Feminist Activism

Louise Pennington | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Pennington

Nothing irritates me more than the misappropriation of humanism, which is a centuries old intellectual movement based on rationality and science. The term itself predates feminism by nearly a century so how humanism can be the response to feminism is beyond me.

Jessica Elgot

Antisemitic Attacks Soar In Britain Even Before Middle East Conflict Kicked Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Anti-Jewish attacks and abuse shot up by 36% in the first six months of 2014, with experts predicting they will climb even further once incidents trig...

Irrelevant Party Leader Stops Leading Irrelevant Party

Chris York | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Politics
Chris York

Nick Griffin has stepped down as leader of the British National Party. In fact he stepped down on Saturday but such is the irrelevance of the party, no one actually noticed until two days later. Now he has an even less relevant job...

Why Is it Acceptable to Be Racist Against White People?

Steven Stewart | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK
Steven Stewart

She is freely espousing racist beliefs that black people can have one thing which white people are, in no way, allowed to enjoy or emulate, but what if the situation was the reverse? ... Why is it acceptable for members of ethnic minority groups to do it to poor old whitey?