Her novels and essays, especially Small Island and The Long Song, brought Britain's slave-owning colonial history home to ordinary Britons, black and white alike.
Labour's immigration plans are progressive, but could still get bogged down in red tape.
The new NHS charging regime will have a severe impact on the most vulnerable people in society.
During World War II, many Anglo-Italians who had come to the UK as economic migrants, were interned as 'enemy aliens' – and some deported.
Windrush passengers became frequent guests on the BBC after their arrival 70 years ago.
What is the legacy of the Empire Windrush for black Britishness today?
When the Empire Windrush arrived in Tilbury Docks 70 years ago, it was on a return journey – having taken West Indian war veterans back to the Caribbean.
Great Britain was not the only country behaving badly with its Caribbean population: France also experienced similar waves of post-war migration.
She lurches from crisis to crisis but the prime minister remains in post. How does she do it?
Where to start dismantling the UK's hostile environment policy on immigration.
The son of Pakistani immigrants was told at school he'd never even make it to university.
A culture of disbelief for asylum seekers is endemic in the British immigration system.
Theresa May lasted a long time, but this department chews up secretaries of state like no other.
Home Office deportation targets reduce complex human stories to statistics.
In a bid to meet unrealistic migration targets, the government has been enforcing document checks at every turn.
An immigration law expert on what it's like to navigate the UK's hostile environment.
The UK's black Caribbean community is traditionally more inclined towards Labour. They're even less likely to switch now.
At Starbucks, where the staff turnover is lower than most, anti-bias training might make a small difference. Maybe.
The Home Office threw away landing documents that are now vital to people trying to prove their right to stay in the UK.
A pilot requiring some voters to show ID in May's local elections could be the next blow for the Windrush generation.