A.Sivanandan was one of the most important and influential black thinkers in the UK, changing many of the orthodoxies on ‘race’, heading the Institute of Race Relations for almost forty years, founding the journal Race & Class, and writing the award-winning novel, When Memory Dies, on his native Sri Lanka. This website celebrates his life and […]
Anti-racism toolkit for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications (C4DISC) and the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) have produced this guide to BAME American communities in the publishing industry and the problems they might face.Resources to increase solidarity and help achieve equity are provided. Free access.
The report of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Reaction NHS Providers – disagree with the report Runnymede Trust response Institute of Race Relations Black Lives Matter Hope not Hate TUC reaction
The latest annual report from the UK Social Mobility Commission is a poll of what the public think about equality and social mobility. This year it includes what people think about the impact of the pandemic on the chances of social mobility. Over half the public (56%) think the pandemic has increased social inequality. Only one in […]
GEM, a research project led by the University of Gothenberg, has culminated in an open-access book: Comparing Gender and Media Across the Globe: A cross-national study of the qualities, causes and consequences of gender equality in and through the news media.It covers the nature, causes and consequences of gender inequality. It also provides free access to several […]
An open-access archive of primary sources covering the following six topics: Slavery and abolition Civil war and reconstruction Jim Crow segregation 1878-1932 New Deal and WWII Civil Rights and Black Power Movements till 1975 Contemporary era Find links to the resource on our A-Z of Databases or Library Search
An online exhibtion from theFeminist Library: WE ARE HERE: How Black Women have been the backbone to radical social movements. The online exhibition is based on a physical one currently taking place in the library. It has some great posters leaflets and flyers mainly from the 1970s/1980s.
New site from the Digital Public Library of America provides free access to thousands of primary source documents including letters, manuscripts and photos, political posters from the 19th century until the liberation movement of the 1960s. Includes: school segregation and black Panther collections the Ida B. Wells Barnett Papers from the University of Chicago Other features […]
Tim Berners–Lee open letter why the Internet is not working for women and girls. The Worldwide Web Foundation report with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, on levels of online harassment and abuse experienced by young women and their perceptions of it. Includes the shocking finding that 52% had experienced some level […]
Here are some free statistics which show why the fight for gender equality is necessary: The Office for National Statistics records the current gender pay gap as 17.3% in 2019. This is declining but still high. Global Gender Gap report 2020 is published annually by the World Economic Forum since 1996. It benchmarks over 140 countries […]