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London woman dies of suspected Covid-19 after being told she was ‘not priority’

The paramedic arrived at 8.32 AM she carried out some tests, “She told me the hospital won’t take her, she is not a priority. She went outside to write her report and posted it through the door.”


Six years ago, Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls. Where are they now?

The ‘Chibok girls’ kidnapping sparked international outrage. More than a hundred are still missing. Today the survivors are trying to rebuild their lives


The Windrush report shows the Home Office is broken. Here’s how it must change

The systematic and unlawful detention or deportation of at least 164 black British citizens, is just the most grievous example of Home Office failure


Reverend Eve, is Britain’s first black female vicar

The Church of England has long been a male dominated institution where the representation of women is slowly improving- but there are still many barriers to overcome


‘I thought I was a lost cause’: How therapy is failing people of colour

Black and minority ethnic people are more likely to develop mental health conditions but less likely to access counselling – or find it fit for purpose. Are more BME therapists the answer?


Cambridge may drop BAME mentoring of white academics

University may scrap mentoring scheme to help senior white academics tackle institutional racism because some of those involved failed to take it seriously