Racism

What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?
The Buffalo Bills visit the scene of the Buffalo shootings
Getting to grips with . . .

What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?

Manifesto linked to Buffalo shooting suspect Payton Gendron described black Americans and immigrants as ‘replacers’
19 May 2022
Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting
Police and FBI agents investigating the racially motivated attack
In Depth

Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting

Police investigated suspected shooter after school threat last year
16 May 2022
Inclusive Britain: a new strategy for tackling racism in the UK
Protesters with Black Lives Matter sign
In Brief

Inclusive Britain: a new strategy for tackling racism in the UK

Government has revealed action plan setting out 74 steps that ministers will take
25 Mar 2022
The Ukraine war’s race problem
Ukrainian refugees attempting to reach the Polish border
Getting to grips with . . .

The Ukraine war’s race problem

Media coverage criticised as racist and non-white refugees face discrimination at borders
7 Mar 2022
‘Racism and prejudice emerges over war in Ukraine’
A family flee Ukraine
Instant Opinion

‘Racism and prejudice emerges over war in Ukraine’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
1 Mar 2022
Does the civil service have a race problem?
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Behind the scenes

Does the civil service have a race problem?

Black and Asian staff ‘experience higher levels of discrimination’, report finds
16 Feb 2022
Racism in cricket: a systemic problem
Azeem Rafiq
Why we’re talking about . . .

Racism in cricket: a systemic problem

Racism remains a problem in the UK – though it’s also highlighted double standards
26 Nov 2021

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‘The social care debacle has the same feel as the 1989 poll tax’
Poll tax riots
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‘The social care debacle has the same feel as the 1989 poll tax’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 Nov 2021
‘Azeem Rafiq’s intervention is a golden opportunity to make cricket more inclusive’
Azeem Rafiq
Instant Opinion

‘Azeem Rafiq’s intervention is a golden opportunity to make cricket more inclusive’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
17 Nov 2021
Telling Liverpudlian to ‘calm down’ is ‘not racist’
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Tall Tales

Telling Liverpudlian to ‘calm down’ is ‘not racist’

And other stories from the stranger side of life 
28 Oct 2021
Queen supports Black Lives Matter, senior royal aide claims
Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
In Brief

Queen supports Black Lives Matter, senior royal aide claims

Official says race is ‘hot conversation topic’ in Royal Family after Sussexes’ ‘racist royal’ allegation
10 Sep 2021
‘In England, the economy matters more than people’s lives’
Boris Johnson standing next to Nicola Sturgeon
Instant Opinion

‘In England, the economy matters more than people’s lives’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
15 Jul 2021
‘Hypocritical eco warriors are getting their lines wrong on travel’
Extinction Rebellion protesters
Instant Opinion

‘Hypocritical eco warriors are getting their lines wrong on travel’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
21 Jun 2021
‘In the UK, class presents the biggest barrier to ambition and talent’
Eton
Instant Opinion

‘In the UK, class presents the biggest barrier to ambition and talent’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
14 Jun 2021
Should ‘empire’ be dropped from the UK’s honour titles?
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Why we’re talking about . . .

Should ‘empire’ be dropped from the UK’s honour titles?

‘Excellence Not Empire’ campaign calls for gongs to be distanced from colonial past
11 Jun 2021
‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’
LSE graduates
Instant Opinion

‘Exam results have become an all-consuming mania’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
3 Jun 2021
‘Black Wall Street’: America’s forgotten massacre
The Tulsa race riot of 1921
In Depth

‘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
Boris Johnson in the new Downing Street briefing room
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 27 March - 1 April

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
1 Apr 2021
Race and ethnic disparities report: five main takeaways
Black Lives Matter protesters in London
Why we’re talking about . . .

Race and ethnic disparities report: five main takeaways

A new government report says social factors explain disparities better than racism
31 Mar 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’
South Central Ambulance Services move an elderly patient from hospital to a care home.
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘prepare for an even more deadly pandemic’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 28 October
28 Oct 2020
White privilege theory damaging working-class boys, MPs told
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In Brief

White privilege theory damaging working-class boys, MPs told

Academic’s claim that concept is ‘completely nonsensical’ triggers online row
14 Oct 2020
Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training
European Research Group
In Brief

Conservative MPs to ‘refuse’ racial bias training

Dozens of Tories to shun course designed to tackle racism as Commons authorities accused of ‘pandering to the woke agenda’
21 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’
Hitachi Wales
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Hitachi ‘failed its nuclear test’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 18 September
18 Sep 2020
Discrimination in football: ‘shocking’ rise in abuse
Kick It Out was founded in 1993 to tackle racism in football but now covers all equality and exclusion issues
In Brief

Discrimination in football: ‘shocking’ rise in abuse

Latest Kick It Out data reveals a 42% increase in total reports
4 Sep 2020
Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’
Airport coronavirus
In Depth

Instant Opinion: British quarantine rules ‘phoney nonsense’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 27 August
27 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘I still don't know why I was stopped’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 11 August
11 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Don’t write off’ Trump 2020 just yet
Trump
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Don’t write off’ Trump 2020 just yet

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 23 July
23 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’
Keir Starmer
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Labour can’t win by ‘pandering to right’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 16 July
16 Jul 2020
Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?
Police
In Depth

Offender cops and racial bias: time to overhaul UK policing?

Watchdog to investigate use of force against BAME groups as separate probe reveals criminal offenders in forces nationwide
10 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’
Rishi Sunak
In Depth

Instant Opinion: up to women ‘to save Britain’s economy’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 9 July
9 Jul 2020
Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
In Depth

Are we ‘unconsciously racist’ and what does it mean?

Prince Harry urges everyone to take steps to combat discrimination
7 Jul 2020
How racist is Britain today?
Black Lives Matter
In Depth

How racist is Britain today?

Two experts on what the government’s own figures tell us about discrimination in the UK
2 Jul 2020
Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Long-Bailey shows ‘weakness of Corbynites’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 26 June
26 Jun 2020
White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter
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In Depth

White Lives Matter ‘misses the point’ of Black Lives Matter

Phrase emblazoned on banner flown over Etihad Stadium ahead of clash between Burnley and Manchester City
23 Jun 2020
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