Lets Talk about Race - Newsletters and Articles


Black Voices and REN - Bake Off

Race Equality Network Past Newsletters

Issue 1 - October 2017

Issue 2 - June 2018

**Lorraine Mighty - Reflections on Black Lives Matter**


During lockdown we have been providing weekly roundups of news, events and more for all members. You can view them below:


Resources for white allies

Becoming an Ally - By Beverley Maynard
Document outlining what you can do to become an ally, and how you can use your privilege in a positive way.

White ally statements from staff
Our colleagues share their experiences of racial inequality.

Resources to study and organisations to donate to
Following the brutal killing of George Floyd by ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, we have been left wondering about the best way to help. Beyond posting supportive Instagram messages, the path forwards is via learning more about history, acknowledging your privilege and platform, putting your name to the right petitions and donating to the great organisations.

BAME inclusion and Anti-Racism reading list
The Library Services team have pulled to a reading list covering Race, Policy-making and Practicing Antiracism in Higher Education, BAME Experiences in Higher Education, Anti-Racism and Wellbeing, Whiteness and Privilege and other resources. 

[video] 5 tips for being an ally

A selection of articles you may be interested in:

Amazing Women and Where to Find Them
To celebrate International Women's Day (8 March), Candice Brathwaite, influencer and founder of 'Make Motherhood Diverse', took part in a panel discussion held at the University.

(Mis?)Remembering Madiba: The Contested Legacy of Nelson Mandela
On what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday (18th July 2018), Dr Jonathan Fisher, discusses if Mandela's legacy is beyond reproach internationally as it is more contested than ever before within South Africa itself.

What does it mean to be British - video and podcast
Marking 70 years since the arrival of the Empire Windrush - Dr Nando Sigona and April-Louise Pennant, discuss what lessons the windrush arrival and scandal can teach us about British identity.

It's time for universities to make race equality a priority.
Universities say they are taking steps to promote BAME staff and address the attainment gap, but progress is far too slow.

Do universities have a problem with promoting their BAME staff?
There are woefully few people of colour in leadership positions at universities. While steps are being taken, genuine change requires sector-wide commitment.

Understanding race in education - a guide for teachers from Professor Kalwant Bhopal
Every teacher needs to take racism seriously and push for a more diverse and representative education system.

Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) Report
Read the report from the 21st Annual Ethnic Minority Business Conference.

Dr Nicola Rollock interviewed journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge
Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year (2017) - 'Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race.'

How much does your university do for racial equality?
The Equality Challenge Unit's new charter asks the sector to prove its commitment to black and minority ethnic students and staff.

Delivering Diversity
Race and ethnicity in the management pipeline - Executive Summary


Professional Services