There are many factors at play including outdated preselection processes at local levels and a lack of targeted efforts by major parties beyond tokenism.
A vicious cycle of limited opportunity and poor health.
Debates about Kashmir and party policy mask a deeper problem of complacency and disconnect.
Research from East London shows that racism does play a role in COVID-19 outcomes.
Our research shows that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting Black and Asian people, and racism is part of the explanation why.
A child stands near a large screen showing photos of Chinese President Xi Jinping near a carpark in Kashgar in western China’s Xinjiang region.
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Rights-based pressure on China over its treatment of Uyghurs is necessary, but other nations could also present best practices for the ethical treatment of racialized minorities in their own countries.
‘You wanted to speak to me about the job …’
The government has a legal duty not to exacerbate inequalities in its policies, but this is getting forgotten during the pandemic.
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It’s the simple, everyday encounters and experiences – a friendly wave, a helping hand – that refugees say makes them feel part of the Australian community.
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Improving health literacy and access to services could empower ethnic minorities to boost their immune systems.
The absence of ethnic diversity in politics and business distorts and undermines the lived reality of a multicultural democracy.
There’s no evidence COVID-19 death rates are related to the genetic differences used to racialise people.
Our research will look for how differences in people’s innate immune systems may affect COVID-19 survival rates.
You’re great, just don’t get too big for your boots.
Why shouting diversity just doesn’t cut it if the system is designed to keep people out.
Black and minority ethnic staff in universities are paid less than their white colleagues.
Nigerian police patrol a after a bomb blast in Kaduna.
Kaduna State in Nigeria has been the scene of ethnic and religious violence for years and there seems to be no end in sight.
Strategies to support a diverse workforce can be beneficial – but may have unintended consequences.
Self-proclaimed ‘white nationalists,’ white supremacists and ‘alt-right’ activists hold what they called a ‘Freedom of Speech’ rally in Washington, June 25, 2017.
In the US, non-whites have higher birth rates and make up the bulk of new immigrants. As white people lose their demographic majority, some will resist the accompanying political changes.
Preparing chipatis at the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara, in Walsall.
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Theresa May is courting ethnic minority support for her Brexit deal with her rhetoric on EU nationals ‘jumping the queue’.
An association with Brexit and a desire to win back the white working class aren’t particularly appealing to minority voters.
Kylian Mbappé (c), France’s new star.
When France won the world cup in 1998, the team was celebrated for its multiculturalism. What has happened since?
The UK’s black Caribbean community is traditionally more inclined towards Labour. They’re even less likely to switch now.