With the new English squad being announced just days ago, the number of Black players picked has dramatically increased from years ago. Out of the 30-man squad, 11 of the footballers are classed as ‘BAME’, a figure which would essentially make up a starting line-up.
Last week, the Equality Policy Unit at the University Leeds held a student-led panel discussion around the term ‘BAME’. Nisha Chandar-Nair reports.
Of all the world leaders, Donald Trump is the last that we would ever want to see deal with protests and riots over race and equality. Not once has he made any attempt to hide […]
Ever heard of the term “tone policing”? I hadn’t until a few days ago, nose buried in Layla Saad’s fantastically eye-opening Me and White Supremacy. Tone policing is the act of taking offence when a […]
An article by Sadiq Kahn was recently published in The Guardian as one of the first discussions on the disproportioned effect Coronavirus is having on the Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community. In his […]
Statistics show that there were 31 women in jobs with salaries higher than £100,000 at the University in 2018/19 compared to 132 men, with a gender pay gap of 18.9% across the entire University. In […]
At the beginning of February this year the BBC mistakenly labelled MP Marsha de Cordova as MP Dawn Butler while De Cordova was involved in a debate in the Commons, the mistake lay in that […]
Statistics published by both The Gryphon and the University reveal that certain groups of students face a far greater likelihood of dropping out of university. Between the academic years in 2018/19, statistics reveal that University […]
Pavandeep Khosa unpacks Daniel Kaluuya’s frustrations and sentiments towards the everpresent need for more racial diversity in TV and cinema.
‘Turns out the Doctor is not white this time!’ said no one ever. At least, not until now. Jo Martin is revealed to be one of the many incarnations of the Doctor from Doctor Who, […]
Saminda Sidhu, LUU media society member, discusses some of the events and benefits from BAME creative week 2019.
Statistics published by both The Gryphon and the University reveal large disparities between White and Black students in particular at the University of Leeds Black Students were awarded Class 1 degrees at the University of […]