On 17th January 2018, Race on the Agenda and London Metropolitan University presented the launch of Dr Suman Fernando's recent book – Institutional Racism in Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology: Race Matters in Mental Health.

Dr Fernando is an Honorary Professor at London Metropolitan University and formerly consultant psychiatrist in the NHS.

The event was chaired by John Gabriel, Senior Professor at London Metropolitan University, who is the author of Whitewash: Racialized Politics and the Media, as well as co-author of Race and Power: Global racism in the twenty-first century.

The event was then led by speakers Colin King, a Mental health survivor researcher and practitioner, and Yvonne Christie an Activist in the field of Black mental health and race equality.

At the book launch attendees had the opportunity to win hardback copies of the book by taking part in a raffle. The winners then sought to get their books signed Suman.