Nov 28 2013
At a historic meeting organised by Race & Class and the LSE's Mannheim Centre for Criminology, Phil Scraton discussed the Hillsborough disaster and black campaigners against deaths in police custody found common cause with the Hillsborough Family Support campaign.
Nov 21 2013
Today, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) enters the debate on how best to combat extremism by publishing two thought provoking pieces on IRR News.
Oct 17 2013
The latest edition of Race & Class includes Professor Phil Scraton’s account about the fight for truth around the Hillsborough Disaster of 1989.
Oct 3 2013
The IRR is hosting a public meeting to discuss family campaigns for justice.
Sep 11 2013
In October 2013, the IRR will be holding two public events at its Kings Cross office.
Jul 11 2013
This week, we publish a briefing paper which documents a growing tide of hostility against Europe's Romani communities.
Jul 4 2013
The July 2013 issue of Race & Class examines Black Power, Garveyism, the co-option of black music and the work of radical poet Peter Blackman.
May 2 2013
This week, we publish a briefing paper on the future of human rights in Britain, written by the IRR’s vice-chair, Frances Webber.
Apr 18 2013
As the twentieth anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence approaches, the IRR examines racial violence since his death in 1993.
Apr 4 2013
Can European security services and law enforcement agencies be entrusted with policing the far Right?
Apr 4 2013
In the April 2013 issue of Race & Class leading UK thinkers, in a special section on Cuts, crime and racialisation, examine how neoliberalism, at a time of austerity, changes the very nature of racism and criminal justice.
Feb 14 2013
The IRR publishes a report today on how racial violence is shaping the UK.
Jan 15 2013
Kevin Searle’s ‘“Mixing of the unmixables”: the 1949 Causeway Green “riots” in Birmingham’ examines a hitherto unknown landmark in British race relations which throws into question standard accounts of postwar immigration.
Sep 27 2012
In the latest issue of Race & Class, Arun Kundnani analyses the concept of Muslim radicalisation now central in the counter-terrorism industry while Ashley Lavelle charts Eldridge Cleaver’s journey from radical ‘Soul on Ice’ to renegade ‘Soul for Hire’.
Jul 30 2012
Research published today by the Institute of Race Relations shows that recently arrived migrant workers are vulnerable to exploitation and xenophobic attacks.
Jun 22 2012
In the latest issue of Race & Class, the lead article ‘Four days in August: the UK riots’ examines reports and inquiries conducted in the aftermath of last summer’s disturbances.
Jun 12 2012
A shocking new report documents patterns of far-right violence across Europe.
Apr 26 2012
In the light of evidence that London boroughs like Newham are seeking cheap housing hundreds of miles away for their residents on housing benefit, the IRR points to the dangers of such a 'dispersal' policy.
Apr 19 2012
To celebrate the fact that the late Manning Marable has been awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for history for his ground-breaking book, Malcolm X – a life of reinvention, Race & Class makes available for free the seminal articles that Professor Marable wrote on the politics of the black working class in the US.
Apr 12 2012
The Institute of Race Relations is releasing a free download of A. Sivanandan’s landmark essay, ‘From resistance to rebellion: Asian and Afro-Caribbean struggles in Britain’, first published in Race & Class in 1981.
Mar 19 2012
The new issue of Race & Class features an article on 'Malcolm X at the Oxford Union' in 1964. Saladin M. Ambar, who examines Malcolm's speech and the context in which it was given, reveals a key change in Malcolm's thinking on nationalism in response to the call for decolonisation in Africa and the extension of human rights to other marginalised groups throughout the world.
Jan 5 2012
The convictions of Gary Dobson and David Norris will be bitter-sweet vindication for the family of Stephen Lawrence who have fought an 18-year campaign for justice.
Nov 15 2011
Research published by the Institute of Race Relations shows that the geography of racial violence is changing rapidly in the UK and yet the authorities show little interest in tackling the problem.
Sep 13 2011
Race & Class October 2011 examines hitherto neglected areas of black history by unknown black strugglers across the last century.
Sep 1 2011
A thorough analysis and full documentation of the context and background to the Oslo massacre is published today by the Institute of Race Relations.