Students react to government’s race audit
One of the areas coming under the most scrutiny in the audit was education. Fatima Manji has been to meet students at a predominantly non-white school to ask them about race, inequality and how it affects them and their peers.
Damian Green: Minorities have opportunity ‘to do as well as white people’
First Secretary of State, Damian Green, discusses the government’s race audit.
Racial disparity audit published by government
When Theresa May became PM she pledged to tackle the “burning injustices” in society and demanded that public services “explain or change” racial inequality. Fifteen months on we have her racial disparity audit showing, among many things, that black Caribbean children, for example, are three times more likely to be excluded from school than white…
Cambridge student: ‘It’s 2017, a black woman can rightfully occupy a space at an elite university’
Courtney Boateng was one of just 38 black British students accepted to Cambridge in 2015. She talks about the trolling she experienced after posting a YouTube video encouraging others like her to apply to Oxbridge.
BBC salary report reveals huge gender pay gap
There are few women and even fewer ethnic minority stars: the BBC has published its list of top earners to an outcry over diversity. Theresa May demanded to know why the corporation paid women less than men for doing the same job, while a number of high profile presenters were forced to defend their salaries.