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Coloniality in the NHS – A Call for Change

This year has highlighted both the importance of the NHS and our society’s deep structural racism. The NHS is itself not immune to racism, which stems from Britain’s colonial past.

David Olusoga On structural racism, the TV industry and white allyship

In a year that has highlighted vast structural inequalities, Annalisa Toccara speaks to David Olusoga about his MacTaggart Lecture, what white allyship means, and how society can address racial disparities, ahead of David’s appearance at Off The Shelf Festival of Words.

Contributing to Black History Month as a White Man

White people engaging with Black History Month is always going to be uncomfortable. But sitting with this discomfort, and using our privilege for good, is how we start to dismantle racism at a systemic level, all year round.

R.I.P. ‘Tradition’

Looking back over Magid Magid’s time as Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Isabelle France asks: What happens when an entire city steps outside of its comfort zone? Pretty much what you would expect: conflict, outrage - and a little bit of hope.

A Question of Necessity

The coronavirus pandemic has required many of us to adapt. Fortunately there are plenty of people who have long been disillusioned with the status quo who can help us navigate these complex times, says Julie Tomlin of funding collective SHED.

CitizenFest 2020

Festival celebrating human diversity and positive social change to take place online with 70 events across 7 themes: Love, Life, Home, Freedom, Help, Purpose and Money.