Racism

Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’
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Instant Opinion: ‘Racists think England is theirs’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 15 June
15 Jun 2020
Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?
The statue of Cecil Rhodes at Oriel College, Oxford
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Should Britain topple slavery-linked statues?

Cecil Rhodes and even William Gladstone may share Edward Colston’s fate
10 Jun 2020
Why Little Britain has been shelved over blackface backlash
Blackface
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Why Little Britain has been shelved over blackface backlash

BBC and Netflix ditch comedy over offensive characters
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
Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity
Underground train tube London
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Instant Opinion: ‘no room for mistakes’ with Covid immunity

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 5 June
5 Jun 2020
Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men
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Police force facing inquiry over tasering of black men

Investigation includes allegations black men were wrongly tasered by a ‘rogue officer’
29 May 2020
Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever
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Coronavirus: how the pandemic will change city life forever

Rural regions may be released from lockdown earlier than urban areas
7 May 2020
Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
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Windrush report: Home Office showed ‘institutional racism’

Long-awaited report prompts official apology from Home Secretary Priti Patel
20 Mar 2020
Met officer arrested on suspicion of far-right links
Scotland Yard
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Met officer arrested on suspicion of far-right links

Counterterrorism officers raid home in north London amid concerns about racism within the force
6 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: to beat coronavirus we must ‘go medieval’
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Instant Opinion: to beat coronavirus we must ‘go medieval’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 28 February
28 Feb 2020
What is institutional racism?
Stephen Lawrence
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What is institutional racism?

Accusation leveled at Home Office in draft Windrush report
21 Feb 2020
Home Office ‘institutionally racist’ said Windrush report
Demonstrators hold placards during a protest in support of the Windrush generation in Windrush Square, Brixton
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Home Office ‘institutionally racist’ said Windrush report

The official review has been repeatedly delayed
21 Feb 2020
One in four NHS staff ‘bullied, harassed or abused’
NHS staff
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One in four NHS staff ‘bullied, harassed or abused’

Survey finds also 40% have felt unwell due to stress at work
19 Feb 2020
Anger over Andrew Sabisky's controversial views grows
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Anger over Andrew Sabisky's controversial views grows

Anger as official spokesman refuses to distance Boris Johnson from departed aide
18 Feb 2020
Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’
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Archbishop labels Church ‘institutionally racist’

Justin Welby says he is “ashamed of our history and our failure”
12 Feb 2020
Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’
Alastair Stewart
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Alastair Stewart quits over Twitter ‘errors of judgement’

Broadcaster speaks of ‘regret’ after using ‘angry ape’ Shakespeare quote in online row
30 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’
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Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 7 January
7 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: English football ‘needs to lead’ on racism
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Instant Opinion: English football ‘needs to lead’ on racism

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 23 December
23 Dec 2019
Why everyone is talking about Tottenham vs. Chelsea
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Why everyone is talking about Tottenham vs. Chelsea

Professional Footballers’ Association calling for government inquiry following alleged racist abuse by fans at Premier League clash
23 Dec 2019
Why everyone’s talking about Serie A’s chimpanzee poster
Serie A, Racism, Milan
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Why everyone’s talking about Serie A’s chimpanzee poster

Top Italian football league under fire over ‘anti-racism’ campaign that uses images of apes
17 Dec 2019
Instant Opinion: Election is an ‘unpopularity contest’
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Instant Opinion: Election is an ‘unpopularity contest’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 10 December
10 Dec 2019
Oval Four cleared 47 years after being framed by detective
Winston Trew, Oval Four
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Oval Four cleared 47 years after being framed by detective

The young black men were jailed on false theft charges
6 Dec 2019
Why Facebook is facing racism accusations
Facebook
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Why Facebook is facing racism accusations

Employees claim the social media giant treats people of colour as if they ‘do not belong’
15 Nov 2019
Stephen Miller: the Trump adviser in far-right emails
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Stephen Miller: the Trump adviser in far-right emails

The man behind the US travel ban on Muslims has been branded a ‘white nationalist’
14 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers
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Instant Opinion: Uefa ‘must not fail’ black footballers

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 16 October
16 Oct 2019
England ‘should have walked’ after racist abuse in Bulgaria
England head coach Gareth Southgate speaks with match officials during a break in play
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England ‘should have walked’ after racist abuse in Bulgaria

Three Lions win 6-0 but the performance is overshadowed by events off the field
15 Oct 2019
Why the Royal Mint refused Enid Blyton commemorative coin
Enid Blyton
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Why the Royal Mint refused Enid Blyton commemorative coin

Famous Five author branded racist, sexist and homophobic by advisory committee
27 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: Nazi salute ‘deepest betrayal’ of America
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Instant Opinion: Nazi salute ‘deepest betrayal’ of America

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 23 August
23 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘The chicken shop campaign is tragic'
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Instant Opinion: ‘The chicken shop campaign is tragic'

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 16th August
16 Aug 2019
Is the chicken shop anti-knife crime campaign racist?
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Is the chicken shop anti-knife crime campaign racist?

MPs say Home Office scheme is offensive and stereotypes black people
15 Aug 2019
Obama ‘takes a swipe at Trump’ in shootings statement
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Obama ‘takes a swipe at Trump’ in shootings statement

Former president calls on US to reject racist language from leaders
6 Aug 2019
US shootings put Trump under pressure on racism and guns
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US shootings put Trump under pressure on racism and guns

Critics blame US president's incendiary language about immigration for violence
5 Aug 2019
Twitter tirade ‘proves Donald Trump is a raging racist’
Donald Trump
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Twitter tirade ‘proves Donald Trump is a raging racist’

US president attacked four congresswomen in angry tweets on Sunday
15 Jul 2019
Ravelry: how a knitting site is tangling with Trump
Women knitting at a Pussyhat Project meeting in Pasadena, California, in 2017
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Ravelry: how a knitting site is tangling with Trump

Crafting platform bans members from expressing support for ‘white supremacy’
24 Jun 2019
Sir Roger Scruton: No. 10 adviser sacked over race comments
Roger Scruton
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Sir Roger Scruton: No. 10 adviser sacked over race comments

Philosopher loses government role over ‘deeply offensive’ views on George Soros, Islam and the Chinese
11 Apr 2019
Jussie Smollett: Chicago to sue actor over ‘hoax hate crime’
Jussie Smollett
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Jussie Smollett: Chicago to sue actor over ‘hoax hate crime’

Authorities launching legal bid to recoup cost of investigation into complaint by Empire star
5 Apr 2019
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