UK Racism

It May Be Halloween, But It's No Time For Witch-Hunts

Jemma Wayne | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Politics
Jemma Wayne

It is time to wake up. In different ways many of us have done it, uttered sweeping, dangerous slurs - the "don't be gay" type comment is one I have heard unchallenged far too often. But it is the urgent responsibility of each of us, right now, to be precise about what speech we employ...

Andrew Lawrence's Dangerous Ideas About Comedy Need to Be Challenged

Dana Alexander | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Dana Alexander

The last time a nation embraced these kind of ideas, six million Jews ended up dead. The left wing "witch hunt" as Andrew calls it is not about infringing upon the rights of some whining, entitled, right wing, heterosexual, middle class white guy who has enjoyed many a success at the BBC. This is about challenging dangerous ideas.

'I Love Stabbing Black People'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A university's hockey team is under investigation after tweets on a private account were exposed revealing racist, sexist and xenophobic messages - in...

Jon Stewart And Bill O'Reilly Debated White Privilege On 'The Daily Show', And It Turned Into A Shouting Match

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Comedy

"I want you to admit that there is such a thing as white privilege," Jon Stewart asked guest-slash-nemesis Bill O'Reilly on Wednesday night's 'The Dai...

Ebola: Is Europe Immune... to Racism?

Michael Privot | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Michael Privot

The spread of Ebola - and its containment - is a collective human responsibility that goes beyond racial, gender and class divides. European States should ensure equal access to health care in order to preserve social cohesion and avoid a deterioration of the situation.

This Teen Thinks Being Drunk Is An Excuse For Shocking Racial Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK

The racist rant of a young train passenger abusing a security guard has sparked a police investigation in Australia. The incident has been deemed s...

Why I Wore a Hijab for a Week

Kate Leaney | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Leaney

I stand in solidarity with the Muslim community because some of the greatest examples of love, hospitality and compassion have been modelled to me by good friends who happen to also be Muslim, but unfortunately this is not the view of Islam or its followers that is championed through our media sources of late.

Tom And Jerry Cartoons Now Carry A Racism Warning

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

Tom and Jerry cartoons now display warnings they may depict ethnic and racist prejudices. Subscribers on Amazon Prime Instant Video can view the c...

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 30.10.2014 | 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 22.10.2014 | 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 22.10.2014 | 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 22.10.2014 | 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...