Given that it is the central focus of UK immigration policy, it is striking that the actual number of the net migration target and its statistical justification has remained so nebulous, says Dr Laurence Brown. “Net migration” was a key term that dominated Home Secretary Theresa May’s recent speech at the Conservative party conference. In […]
Two Things We Need to Say About Race That Are True
Social inequalities and racial discrimination powerfully impact on the lives of Britain’s ethnic minorities. These are the two issues that have to be central to any political conversation about race in today’s society. Described by The Times as “among the most important documentaries of the decade” Channel 4’s Things We Won’t Say About Race That […]
Why has Britain’s civil rights movement been forgotten?
As the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta approaches, Dr Laurence Brown argues that the significant struggles faced by ethnic minorities to achieve modern-day freedoms are being overlooked. Next year will mark eight hundred years from the signing of Magna Carta. The extensive public history projects underway to commemorate what is seen […]