BAME Articles

EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

EDI Director Banji Adewumi calls for UoM to become “centre of excellence for inclusion”

Banji Adewumi, the EDI director at the University of Manchester, sat down with us for the second episode of Under the Spotlight. We discussed politics, staff negotiations and inclusivity
Students’ Union launches Black History Month celebrations

Students’ Union launches Black History Month celebrations

The Students’ Union has 12 events planned throughout October to celebrate Black History Month, covering talks to music events to networking sessions
GMP stop and search power increased: Can expanded authority increase safety?

GMP stop and search power increased: Can expanded authority increase safety?

What do students have to say about the increased stop and search powers in Greater Manchester?
Opinion: Why aren’t there more black managers?

Opinion: Why aren’t there more black managers?

Why is there less diversity in leadership positions in football?
In conversation with: Lemn Sissay

In conversation with: Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay, the Chancellor of UoM, tells us his thoughts on Black History Month, his job as Chancellor and writing his memoir
Spotlight: HarperCollins Author Academy

Spotlight: HarperCollins Author Academy

Aileen Loftus finds out more about the HarperCollins Author Academy and how to get involved
GCSE syllabuses overlook BAME authors

GCSE syllabuses overlook BAME authors

Aileen Loftus questions whether students can leave school without having studied a novel by a black author
Review: Nut (MIFTA)

Review: Nut (MIFTA)

Ellie Klouda reviews Nut at the SU Theatre, which is part of UMDS’ MIFTA season
Mancunion reform among headline policies at lively March Senate

Mancunion reform among headline policies at lively March Senate

The Mancunion will have funding protected for three years as Senate also holds an indicative vote on calls to annul two results from this month’s Exec officer elections
Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Young people and ethnic minorities positive about UK Universities

Universities UK found that 70% of people agree that the UK has some of the best universities in the world
History departments branded ‘overwhelmingly white’

History departments branded ‘overwhelmingly white’

Sophie Marriott explores Manchester University’s reaction to recent revelations by the Royal Historical Society regarding the distinct lack of racial diversity in the study of history in higher education.
Black History Month: Food and Cultural Identity

Black History Month: Food and Cultural Identity

Hear from two Manchester residents about the importance of food in their cultural identity.
UoM academic appeals for greater BAME representation in Northern Powerhouse

UoM academic appeals for greater BAME representation in Northern Powerhouse

UoM lecturer Dr Sarah Hall called for more BAME representation in the Northern Powerhouse at the Labour Party conference last week.

The Labour Party and racism

Following the Mancunion’s investigation into racism within the party, Jessica Chow-Lau argues there is more work to be done

Manchester Labour Students co-chair quits amid ‘institutional racism’ and ‘leak’ allegations

Mo Ahmed, co-chair of Manchester Labour Students, resigned whilst attending the party’s youth conference owing to allegations directed at him regarding leaks and institutional racism at the conference

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