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A collection of resources started in June 2020:

Key resources (the University cannot be held responsible for external website content)

Within the University

BAME-related work by staff

BAME-related theses by students

Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE)

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

‘ReACH’ (Researching African Caribbean Health)

Supporting Race Equality Work

Black Lives Matter: Continuing the Converstion (My Manchester News)

I AM A BLACK MAN – a poem by Dr. Abdoulie Sallah, Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Management

Aug 2020 statement from Nalin Thakkar

Aug 2020 statement from the Library


Organisations (Local)

Greater Manchester BAME Network

Kids of Colour 

Manchester BME Network

People’s History Museum

The Ahmed Iqbal Ullah Race Relations Resource Centre & Education Trust

Rainbow Noir

Organisations (National / International)

Black History Month 

Black Lives Matter UK

Black Minds Matter UK

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Kick It Out

Official George Floyd Memorial Fund

Race Equality First


Show Racism the Red Card

Stand Against Racism and Inequality (SARI)

Stand Up To Racism

Stop Hate UK

NASDN statement on BLM


Film / TV / Documentaries / Videos



Dear White People

I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992 (2017) / LA 92 (2017)

Let the Fire Burn (2013)

Obioma Ugoala on how to be a true ally to Black Lives Matter

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

Seven Seconds

Strong Island

Time: The Kalief Browder Story

The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)

When They See Us

Who Killed Malcolm X

Whose Streets? (2017)

Sanchia Alasia from Brunel's Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team hosted a panel discussion on Monday 22 June to discuss experiences of racism, white privilege and how we can ever make universities anti-racist. (Q&A section at 1hr32)

Tips for being an ally from @chescaleigh

Staff can also access Kanopy Streaming (a Library resource) for hundreds of other documentaries 

Reading (for adults)

3 Things You Should Not Say To Your Black Colleagues Right Now

10 things you should know about white privilege 

BAMEed Network have printable resources to support race equality in education

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Glossary of terms 

How the George Floyd Killing Is Just as Relevant in the UK, and What You Can Do About It

How To Argue With a Racist 

How to be an antiracist 

In Memory of George Floyd a blog post examining why recent events in the US should not be ignored in the UK

Me and White Supremacy 

Navigating Institutional Racism in British Universities

So You Want To talk About Race

Student News Blog


Taking Up Space: The Black Girl’s Manifesto for Change 

The Intersectionality Wars

The New Jim Crow

White Fragility

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth Of Our Racial Divide 

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Women, Race and Class

Your Black Colleagues May Look Like They’re Okay — Chances Are They’re Not 


Reading (for children)

Books and stories by Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners.

Chocolate Milk, Por Favor: Celebrating Diversity with Empathy

Happy in Our Skin 

How to talk to your children about race and racism 

Lailah's Lunchbox

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History 

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X 

Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom 

My Hair is a Garden

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation 

The Day You Begin

The Whispering Town

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga 

When I Was Eight

Young Water Protectors: A Story About Standing Rock 





Black Lives Matter




@NoWhiteSaviors or

The Conscious Kid

The Runnymede Trust




About Race with Reni Eddo-Lodge

Black Gals Livin' 

Bound For Justice

Come Through with Rebecca Carroll

No Country For Young Women

Pod Save The People

Say Your Mind

The Code Switch

The Echo Chamber 

'Why aren't you a Doctor yet?'



BAME Leadership: A Demand For A Covid-19 Race Equality Strategy

Battle Racism by Updating GCSE Reading Lists

British schools to implement teaching British children about Black history

Calling on UK Givernment to condemn Trump's response to Black Lives Matter protests 

Introduce Mandatory Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

Justice for Belly Mujinga

Justice for Breonna Taylor

Justice for George Floyd

Justice for Tony McDade

Petition for racial justice in UK Higher Education Institutions




AZ Magazine 

Black Ballad


The Voice Online

The Race Roots and Resistance Group have a dynamic resource of constantly updated useful information.

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