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‘All I knew was that an ethnic name got you into trouble’

Image copyright Rawan Mohamed Image caption Rawan Mohamed: I grew up insecure about my name “I grew up insecure about my name,” says Rawan Mohamed, a British-Muslim of Sudanese heritage. She says the best way…

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Ethnic minority academics speak out over unfair pay

Image caption Pragya Agrawal discovered by accident that she was being paid less than white male colleagues on lower grades More than a dozen ethnic minority academics from UK universities have come forward with allegations…


Britain’s ethnic workers face £3.2bn ‘pay penalty’

Image copyright Getty Images Britain’s black and ethnic minority workers face a “pay penalty” and earn less than white colleagues in the same jobs, according to a research group. A report from the Resolution Foundation…


New £50 bank note ‘must recognise ethnic minorities’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A Punch magazine tribute to Mary Seacole in 1857 (left) and a London statue of British-Indian agent Noor Inayat Khan Comedian Sanjeev Bhaskar and presenter Sandi Toksvig are among…


Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues

Image caption The pay gap left Meenakshi Sarkar feeling depressed and devalued When Meenakshi Sarkar landed a job as a teaching fellow at Leeds University after a successful career in business in India, she was…


Newspaper headlines: Ethnic pay gap, and DUP’s Brexit threat

By BBC News Staff Image caption The Times reports on plans by ministers to force employers in both the public and private sector to reveal their ethnicity pay gap. The proposals will oblige bosses to…


Three in four London students ‘from ethnic minorities by 2030’

Image copyright Getty Images Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, say researchers. The analysis, based on demographic changes and university entry…


Ethnic minority consultants ‘paid less’ than white colleagues

Image copyright Getty Images Senior ethnic minority doctors in the NHS are paid less than their white counterparts, research suggests. A study in the British Medical Journal found black and minority ethnic (BME) consultants on…


Educate children to tackle ethnic minority donor crisis, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images School pupils should learn about organ and blood donation to help tackle of the “silent crisis” of a lack of ethnic minority donors in England, a group of Labour MPs has…


Jameela Jamil was told she was ‘too ethnic’ to make it in the US

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJameela Jamil on equal pay, #MeToo and body image Jameela Jamil has said she was told she was “too old, too ethnic and too fat” to launch…


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