Skip to main content
A Magazine for

Radical Roots

Communities of colour made – and will remake – Sheffield

Sheffield has a history of communities of colour making up the fabric of the city. These communities have long resisted racial injustice. We spoke to some of these changemakers about who Sheffield is – and what needs to change.

Sheffield’s Struggle for Democracy

Throughout history the people of Sheffield have organised and fought for democratic rights, to improve their lives and the world around them. That fight is continued through present-day community campaigns to transform the quality of housing, transport and local democracy itself.

Work in Sheffield – Past, Present and Future

Since the Industrial Revolution Sheffield's workers have organised and collectivised on shifting terrain. The city's modern labour movement is fighting for workers in callcentres, shops and warehouses where steel mills and coal mines once stood.