Race & religion

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‘The story enraged me’ – US artist Deborah Roberts on her Child Q collage
She used to work in a shoe-shop but her work now sells for huge sums and is collected by big museums and Beyoncé. The African American explains why she tackled the shocking strip-search of a 15-year-old girl in a London school

Colin Grant

07, Jun, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Progressives left behind as the right wages war on woke | Letters
Letters: Andrew Dobson wants the left to reclaim the language of liberty, while Amaryllis Roy says excessive political correctness can deter many people from progressive ideas


23, May, 2022 @5:31 PM

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A decent and fair Australia? The solution may lie in the old fashioned notion of community | Melissa Lucashenko
Writing about Julianne Schultz’s book on Australian identity, Melissa Lucashenko asks how we can change a nation where forgetting is essential

Melissa Lucashenko

06, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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The ‘catastrophic’ effect of the Trojan Horse Affair | Letters
The podcast about the 2013 allegations that there was an Islamic plot to take over Birmingham state schools was misleading and wrong

27, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Trojan Horse Affair: how Serial podcast got it so wrong | Sonia Sodha
A major series blaming Islamophobia for the 2014 Birmingham schools controversy is one-sided and risks opening old wounds

Sonia Sodha

20, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Black Britons in documentary still boxed in by race, report finds
Race and racism, crime and music prevail in programmes about black people, who still lack editorial control and commissions

Ben Quinn

09, Feb, 2022 @8:22 PM

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US podcast on Birmingham’s Trojan horse affair threatens to ‘reopen old wounds’
Painful memories are likely to be revived in a broadcast about the fabricated 2014 plot to Islamise the city’s schools

Clea Skopeliti

30, Jan, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Islamophobia in the press must be tackled head-on. Silence is not an option | Miqdaad Versi
Our analysis shows that almost two-thirds of articles paint Muslims in a negative light, says Muslim Council of Britain spokesman Miqdaad Versi

Miqdaad Versi

02, Dec, 2021 @12:12 PM

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Britons getting less tolerant of racist language on TV, Ofcom finds
Attitudes towards transphobia also hardening, but viewers more tolerant of swearing if justified

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Brenda Myers-Powell: she was pimped out, left for dead – then survived to fight for other girls
As a teenager, she became a prostitute on the streets of Chicago. When a customer attacked her, she vowed to escape, dedicating her life to women’s safety and happiness

Ellen E Jones

17, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Eve Pitts: the Church of England’s first Black female vicar – and one of its fiercest critics
Despite attempts to drive her out of the church, she has spent decades fighting racism wherever she has encountered it. Now she is pushing the C of E to honour the enslaved people it exploited

Kehinde Andrews

27, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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On pay and wealth, damaging race inequalities prevail | Torsten Bell
LSE and Resolution Foundation findings reveal lasting ethnic disadvantage; why was this not reflected in the race report?

Torsten Bell

11, Apr, 2021 @5:30 AM

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