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Eid al-Adha article icon

History & The Arts

Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice is the second and the larger of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam. This article explains more about the Hajj pilgrimage and the commemoration of the prophet Abraham.

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5 mins
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History & The Arts

Selling Empire: Introduction

Get an overview of our 'Selling Empire' articles, which explore the selling and marketing of the British Empire.

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5 mins
How do Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students experience their undergraduate dissertation module? article icon

Education & Development

How do Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students experience their undergraduate dissertation module?

What is happening at university that contributes to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students getting lower grades? This article looks at research on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students’ experiences on an undergraduate dissertation module.

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5 mins
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Education & Development

Black History Month 2022 talks

Watch the recorded presentations from The Open University’s Black History Month event in October 2022.

Video
3 hrs
Turning the pain of racial discrimination into protection for others article icon

Education & Development

Turning the pain of racial discrimination into protection for others

Learn about how the Williams family is trying to cope in the aftermath of Afro hair discrimination by pushing for change.

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15 mins
Hip Hop, Transculturation and Ethnography in Delhi article icon

Education & Development

Hip Hop, Transculturation and Ethnography in Delhi

What does Hip Hop in Delhi tell us about local life and culture? This article delves into the ethnographic fieldwork.

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5 mins
Olaudah Equiano, the Abolitionist and Author article icon

History & The Arts

Olaudah Equiano, the Abolitionist and Author

This article draws attention to the life of Olaudah Equiano (1745 –1797) in Cambridgeshire and London and explores the authority of his autobiography, The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudiah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African written by himself. It considers the impact of his autobiography on societies, in its ability to address ...

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5 mins
Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Black lives matter in sport too: what is the BAME experience of sport in the UK?

In the current climate, it would be hard not to notice the social upheaval among the BAME population in the UK and USA. Be it the high proportion of deaths among the BAME community from contracting COVID-19 or unarmed black men and women being killed unjustly by the police. So, as a black British man with Nigerian parents, I must express my ...

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15 mins
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Society, Politics & Law

Advancing Black leadership

In this free course, learners will develop and explore skills to empower themselves as leaders.

Free course
24 hrs
‘Where do you really come from?’ How this enquiry can add insult to injury article icon

Education & Development

‘Where do you really come from?’ How this enquiry can add insult to injury

In November 2022, Buckingham Palace hit news headlines concerning racial microaggressions from one of their Senior Aids directed towards a Charity Boss. This article looks at the case in more detail.

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5 mins
The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918 article icon

History & The Arts

The First World War continues: Britain’s dash for Mosul, Iraq, November 1918

After the armistice of 1918, why did the British occupy Mosul, Iraq? Dr John Slight looks at the continued hostilities in the Middle East after the guns fell silent on the Western Front.

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15 mins
QATAR 2022 must impart a positive coaching legacy for Africa and the Caribbean member associations article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

QATAR 2022 must impart a positive coaching legacy for Africa and the Caribbean member associations

Qatar 2022 saw all five African nations led by a head coach who is a native of their country, changing the narrative that a non-African was essential in them being successful, most notably Morocco's Walid Regragui. Are we really seeing an ongoing trend or a flash in the pan, and does this really indicate progress for those chasing a coaching ...

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5 mins