Slavery

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Heaven on earth is not without its sorrows | Brief letters
Brief letters: Loneliness | GPs | Letters | Gorillas | Church of England

Letters

11, Apr, 2021 @3:47 PM

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National Gallery urged to lead the way with statue to honour slaves
Project to mark the gallery’s bicentenary in 2024 could include ‘counter-monument’ of national contrition, says campaigner

Nosheen Iqbal

11, Apr, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Four Hundred Souls, edited by Ibram X Kendi and Keisha N Blain review – a resounding history of African America
In this rich anthology spanning 1619-2019, 90 writers challenge the myths of America’s past

Colin Grant

11, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘My full name is Tanyaradzwa’: the stars reclaiming their names
Thandiwe Newton’s much-lauded decision has inspired others and drawn attention to the power of names

Lucy Campbell

09, Apr, 2021 @9:29 AM

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Wealthy MP with slave trade links failed to publish accounts for four of his firms
Multimillionaire Tory Richard Drax blames accountant for more than a decade of missing records

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith

04, Apr, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Lockdown brings alarming rise in modern slavery
Sexual exploitation rose by a quarter and criminal exploitation by 42% in 2020, analysis of helpline data shows

Mark Townsend

04, Apr, 2021 @6:45 AM

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No 10 race report authors hit out at 'deeply personal' criticisms
Commission says depictions of them as ‘racism deniers, slavery apologists or worse’ are ‘dangerous’

Nadeem Badshah

02, Apr, 2021 @9:45 PM

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Historian David Olusoga joins academic criticism of No 10's race report
Broadcaster says report seems to want to brush history under the carpet, as others attack ‘distorted’ use of research

Ben Quinn and Nazia Parveen

02, Apr, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Race in Britain: how did the Sewell report get it so wrong? | Letters
Letters: Readers try to make sense of the race commission’s finding that the UK is a model of racial equality

Letters

01, Apr, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Antebellum review – the horrors of slavery repackaged as entertainment
Janelle Monáe stars in a lushly shot thriller that fails to justify its subject matter with anything resembling social commentary

Ellen E Jones

01, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's race review: you cannot be serious
Editorial: In publishing a report often ignorant and sometimes offensive, the government has dishonoured the public’s desire to have a proper conversation about the realities of race in today’s UK

Editorial

31, Mar, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Hundreds of schools in England sign up for anti-racist curriculum
Grassroots groups, teachers and councils helping to update syllabus after young people demand change

David Batty, Nazia Parveen and Tobi Thomas

26, Mar, 2021 @3:00 PM

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