UK Racism

Aboriginal Mother Fuels Race Debate With Picture Of Daughter In ‘Whiteface’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK

An Aboriginal mother in Australia has posted a picture of her child in ‘whiteface’ following a racism row over ‘blackface’. Bec Bee was respon...

Watch Man Get Brilliantly Shut Down For His Call To 'End Multi-Racial Society' In Britain

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK

A radio presenter and proud Essex boy has brilliantly tackled a caller who said he and all non-white Brits should be deported to end the country’s ...

I Confronted A Guy Insulting Refugees And It Turned Into A Kafkaesque Nightmare

Hannah Wolff | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK
Hannah Wolff

That's when my decency as a human being obliged me to turn around and ask muscle guy if this was really necessary to which his response was that it indeed was necessary. When I asked him why he explained that refugees 'have done a lot to him', not clarifying what exactly they have done to him. His girlfriend added wisely that 'at some point refugees just become annoying'.

The United Kingdom Is United in Name Only

Shazia Awan | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Politics
Shazia Awan

We shouldn't aim to be "tolerant." Tolerance is not good enough. Let acceptance and fairness be our goals. We must overcome the unease of talking about race honestly and bypass this hideous false sense of cultural sensitivity and political correctness. It's taken us backwards, not forwards.

Black Model Takes Over Ireland's Twitter Account, Gets Bombarded By Racist Abuse

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK

A black woman who took over the official Ireland community Twitter account says she was forced to log out for her own wellbeing after receiving a tira...

Government Should Target Ethnic Inequalities

Marley Morris | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Politics
Marley Morris

Employment among ethnic minority people is up by around 4% since the same April-June period in 2015. But the headline figure masks a more worrying picture. BME employment has been on the rise regardless of the target over the past decade, reflecting changing demographics.

Racism On Britain's Railways Soared After Brexit

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK

Suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply following the EU referendum, new figures show. In the fortnight after the poll, Br...

Black Lives Matter UK Vows More Protests Until 'Racist Crisis In Britain' Ends

The Huffington Post | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.08.2016 | UK

“So long as there is a continuation of this racist crisis in Britain, we will see a shutdown of it at every junction, by groups like us and many oth...

Five Social Injustices Still Facing Black And Ethnic Minorities In Britain

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK

Race inequality is still “entrenched” in Britain, with black and ethnic minority people facing growing hardships because of the colour of their sk...

Ten Must See New Acts At Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Jay Islaam

There are plenty of big names gracing the Edinburgh Fringe right now, and there'll be celebrity acts, to suit every taste, showing off their latest productions all over the city. However, every superstar started at the bottom of the ladder and had to work their way to success, demonstrating their superiority amongst their tenderfoot peers.

Sorry James Delingpole But You're Wrong: I Am Offended By Celebrities Telling Nazi 'Jokes'

Grant Feller | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Since our digital Pandora's Box has democratised comment by empowering an occasionally ugly free-for-all, the opinions of the masses don't count as much because they lack brainy ballast, according to some. This is particularly so when it comes to what does and doesn't cause offence.

Brexit Consequences: How Can We Find Unity in Division?

Melissa Mehta | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK
Melissa Mehta

Image by Melissa Mehta Since the EU referendum result, I've felt heavy sadness for our country, fear for our precious inclusive society, an overwhel...

Theresa May Must Lift Britain Above Immigrant-bashing

Will Black | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Politics
Will Black

Despite warnings since before the EU Referendum that, if the UK falls on the side of Brexit, there could be several years of negotiations before the we leave the EU, there are a shocking number of people who still believe that it is as simple as pressing a button.

Let's Talk About Colourism

Maliha Reza | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maliha Reza

The minute I stepped out of the airport in Bangladesh, I was slapped in the face with adverts proclaiming "Fair and Lovely". What makes it worse is that, that the models are not close to looking like the demographic of women in Bangladesh.

Black Firefighter 'Abused' By Police Calls Racism A 'Disease' Within The Force

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK

A black firefighter who claims he was violently attacked and shot with a taser by police officers has claimed racism is “a disease” within the Met...

Why Are We Tolerating This Language From An MP? Sorry Will Not Do.

Shazia Awan | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics
Shazia Awan

At a time when I have personally been urging members of the public to report unpleasant and offensive post-Brexit rhetoric to the police - with the racial hatred and xenophobia spreading across the UK, hearing these words normalised by a elected Member of Parliament is truly is a disaster for community cohesion in all parts of Britain.

Black Lives Matter: Racism Will Be Remedied When All Hands Are Up, Waving Goodbye To Discrimination

Anastasia Kyriacou | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics
Anastasia Kyriacou

As humans, we must raise our hands and accept that we all have a responsibility to look out for one another, regardless of skin colour, sexuality, faith or gender. For it is only when we fundamentally refuse to tolerate discrimination in its every form, can we wave goodbye to racism and embrace the fair and equal society humanity needs in order for it to truly prosper. Solidarity with Black Lives Matter.

Trump Is a Psychopath: American Democracy or Twilight Zone?

Mohadesa Najumi | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Politics
Mohadesa Najumi

I don't blame Americans for feeling that their elections are rigged. Pundits say that Trump is fuelled by anger, but it worries me even more that no one like Trump has ever got this far.

St George and The Last Resort

Simon Sapper | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK
Simon Sapper

(Lyme Regis, 2016. Photocredit: Richard Bridges) This photo caught my eye. "So crowded" was my first thought. I looked again. Felt uneasy. Felt guilt...

Woman Filmed Racially Abusing And Spitting At Bouncer In Liverpool

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK

A woman has been filmed launching a racist tirade against a doorman in Liverpool. At one point she even kicks and spits at him. She can be heard calli...

Big Jump In Number Of Hate Crimes, New Figures Show

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK

More than 3,000 hate crimes and incidents were reported to police in the first half of July - a jump of a fifth compared to last year. It takes the ...

On Leslie Jones and Racism as Usual: Another Chapter of Twitter Depravity

Julian Vigo | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Julian Vigo

It is hardly surprising that Black Lives Matter is a cultural and social imperative after the slew of media reports of black men and women being gunne...

Conservative Pundit Milo Banned From Twitter After Amid Racist Trolling Of Leslie Jones

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Controversial conservative pundit Milo Yiannopoulos has been permanently suspended from Twitter following the racist trolling of actress, Leslie Jones...

A Black Man Is Getting Racists To Fund His Dream Holiday 'Back To Africa'

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK
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A black American man has set up a crowdfunding page where racists can pay for him to “go back to Africa”. Larry Mitchell, 41, from Kokomo, Indiana...

Bianca Jagger Begs Forgiveness After Promoting Racist And Homophobic List Of MPs

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK

Human rights advocate Bianca Jagger has been forced to apologise after tweeting a link to a list of MPs that voted for the Iraq War in which some are ...