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How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement? video icon

History & The Arts

How did Aretha Franklin inspire the civil rights movement?

Aretha Franklin's death in 2018 saw the loss not just of a sublime singer, but also one of key figures in the US Civil Rights movement. Leah Kardos pays tribute.

Video
5 mins
How does online intergroup contact compare with face-to-face? article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

How does online intergroup contact compare with face-to-face?

The ability of intergroup contact to reduce prejudice is a well-researched area of psychology. However, as more and more contact takes place online, PhD student Julian Bond is working to understand whether this changes the effectiveness of intergroup contact and the potential implications for a more harmonious society.

Article
5 mins
The world's busiest railway - Mumbai, India and rail article icon

Science, Maths & Technology

The world's busiest railway - Mumbai, India and rail

Find out more about the world's busiest railway network - Mumbai in India.

Article
5 mins
Double trouble: my experience of studying part-time as a mixed-race individual article icon

Education & Development

Double trouble: my experience of studying part-time as a mixed-race individual

In this article Dr Laura Tan gives a fresh mixed-race perspective on having twice the cultures, twice the workload… so it was only right that she had twice the celebration at graduation!

Article
5 mins
Ecology and economy under the fig tree in South Asian Cities article icon

Society, Politics & Law

Ecology and economy under the fig tree in South Asian Cities

Trees in South Asia are protected for their religious symbolism, so you’ll find them in crowded cities. Shonil Bhagwat looks at their natural and cultural heritage.

Article
5 mins
Parenting as a South Asian parent in the UK article icon

Education & Development

Parenting as a South Asian parent in the UK

The pushy South Asian parent is a stereotype you may have seen depicted in films and on the television but is it true? Devendra Kodwani reflects on his own experience as a parent.

Article
10 mins
A National Health Service or an International Health Service?: South Asian geriatricians article icon

Society, Politics & Law

A National Health Service or an International Health Service?: South Asian geriatricians

The NHS was built on the labour of migrant workers from around the world. This article questions whether this can be called a ‘British institution’ given the constitutive role that migrants, including those from South Asia, played in fundamentally shaping the services offered by the NHS.

Article
10 mins
A difficult conversation to have about racism article icon

Education & Development

A difficult conversation to have about racism

Natasha Rani talks about the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement on her own experiences of racism.

Article
10 mins
African Caribbean religions and the problem of representation article icon

History & The Arts

African Caribbean religions and the problem of representation

Hilde Capparella explores the negative narrative created around Africa and African cultures by the West and how this lead to the demonisation of African Caribbean religions.

Article
10 mins
Can we be categorised by our DNA? video icon

Science, Maths & Technology

Can we be categorised by our DNA?

“Race is just a social construct!” You may have heard experts say this, but what does the science say? Can our DNA group us the way many imagine?

Video
7 mins
Julie Asumu: mother, grandmother, stalwart of Manchester’s Black community, activist and care giver article icon

Education & Development

Julie Asumu: mother, grandmother, stalwart of Manchester’s Black community, activist and care giver

Born in a rural village in Nigeria, Julie Asumu gives us a personal account of her journey to England and her support for refugees and asylum seekers.

Article
15 mins
A Black feminist approach to explore the policing of Black youth article icon

Society, Politics & Law

A Black feminist approach to explore the policing of Black youth

Lurraine Jones draws on the cases of Stephen Lawrence and Mark Duggan, the stereotype of the angry black woman and asks whether a more ethnically diverse police force would distil racism in the police force.

Article
10 mins