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‘It’s perverse to claim ‘white privilege’ discourse is holding back working class boys’
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‘It’s perverse to claim ‘white privilege’ discourse is holding back working class boys’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
23 Jun 2021
‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report
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Between the lines

‘Let down and neglected’: the key findings of MPs’ education report

Commons committee claim ‘white privilege’ contributing to ‘systemic neglect’ of white working-class pupils
22 Jun 2021
How a police officer fired over child abuse video won her job back
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How a police officer fired over child abuse video won her job back

Independent panel finds dismissal should be replaced with a final warning
18 Jun 2021
‘Black Wall Street’: America’s forgotten massacre
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‘Black Wall Street’: America’s forgotten massacre

Joe Biden marks 100th anniversary of Tulsa Massacre with pledge to ‘fill the silence’ on historic racial violence
2 Jun 2021
Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April
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Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Apr 2021
Will race report stoke a cultural ‘woke war’?
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Will race report stoke a cultural ‘woke war’?

Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities risks ‘raising the temperature’ in racism debate
1 Apr 2021
Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’
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Trump campaign deliberately ‘put black Americans off voting’

Targeted ads allegedly used to encourage 3.5 million voters to stay away from polls
29 Sep 2020

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Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster
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Instant Opinion: MPs ‘just saved’ from reputational disaster

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 24 June
24 Jun 2020
Black Lives Matter race inquiry: who is Munira Mirza?
Munira Mirza
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Black Lives Matter race inquiry: who is Munira Mirza?

The Downing Street adviser has accused previous anti-racism probes of fostering ‘culture of grievance’
16 Jun 2020
Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows
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Rayshard Brooks: what footage of fatal shooting shows

Atlanta police chief resigns after unarmed black man killed by officer
15 Jun 2020
Boris Johnson sparks anger with BAME ‘victimisation’ comment
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Boris Johnson sparks anger with BAME ‘victimisation’ comment

Campaigners welcome race commission launch announcement - but criticise PM’s ‘condescending’ language
15 Jun 2020
Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?
The statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oriel College, Oxford
In Depth

Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?

Cecil Rhodes and even William Gladstone may share Edward Colston’s fate
10 Jun 2020
Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’
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Instant Opinion: Trump’s Tory cheerleaders ‘shame Britain’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 10 June
10 Jun 2020
Reaction: Trump and Biden offer ‘starkly different visions’
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Reaction: Trump and Biden offer ‘starkly different visions’

Biden urges voters to build ‘the America we know we can be’ as Trump attacks his ‘weakness’
3 Jun 2020
George Floyd: the charges against Derek Chauvin explained
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George Floyd: the charges against Derek Chauvin explained

Family of unarmed victim demanding harsher charges against ex-police officer
1 Jun 2020
Race and coronavirus: who is most at risk?
London coronavirus
In Depth

Race and coronavirus: who is most at risk?

Disentangling ethnicity from the effects of deprivation is complicated
22 May 2020
Coronavirus: almost 75% of NHS and carer deaths are BAME
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Coronavirus: almost 75% of NHS and carer deaths are BAME

Academic raises red flag over lack of data on Covid-19 deaths among people from BAME backgrounds
24 Apr 2020
Tesco to sell plasters in diverse skin tones
Tesco
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Tesco to sell plasters in diverse skin tones

Move to diversify plaster offering follows viral tweet last year
25 Feb 2020
What’s on this weekend? From The Gentleman to Gypsy
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In Review

What’s on this weekend? From The Gentleman to Gypsy

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
3 Jan 2020
What is identity politics?
Identity politics, racism
In Depth

What is identity politics?

Identity politics has played an important role in advancing civil rights, but some say the term itself is problematic
22 Nov 2019
Is Comic Relief actually poverty porn?
Stacey Dooley was pictured holding a child during a Comic Relief trip to Africa
In Depth

Is Comic Relief actually poverty porn?

Spat between Labour MP David Lammy and BBC documentary-maker Stacey Dooley reignites debate over stereotypes
1 Mar 2019
Liam Neeson under fire over plot to kill a ‘black bastard’
Liam Neeson
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Liam Neeson under fire over plot to kill a ‘black bastard’

Northern Irish actor says he walked the streets armed with cosh following rape of loved one
5 Feb 2019
White actor on BME funding scheme branded ‘racial imposter’
Anthony Lennon
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White actor on BME funding scheme branded ‘racial imposter’

Anthony Lennon’s parents are white Irish but he identifies as ‘African born again’
5 Nov 2018
Anne Hathaway attacks ‘white privilege’ after train stabbing
Anne Hathaway
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Anne Hathaway attacks ‘white privilege’ after train stabbing

Actor posts picture of black teenager on Instagram and condemns ‘inaction’ of white Americans
27 Jul 2018
Will Meghan Markle be Britain’s first mixed-race royal?
Meghan Markle
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Will Meghan Markle be Britain’s first mixed-race royal?

Historians say Prince Harry’s fiancee may not be first family member with mixed heritage
4 Dec 2017
White Marvel boss C.B. Cebulski posed as Japanese writer
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White Marvel boss C.B. Cebulski posed as Japanese writer

Marvel’s new editor-in-chief admits he is ‘Akira Yoshida’ behind Japan-set comics
29 Nov 2017
Majority of US whites believe they face racial prejudice
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Majority of US whites believe they face racial prejudice

55% of white people say society is biased against them - but far fewer claimed to have experienced discrimination
25 Oct 2017
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