Michael on ITV News talking about the stereotyping of Black footballers

Michael on ITV News talking about the stereotyping of Black footballers

On 25 March, our Chief Executive, Michael Buraimoh spoke to Andy Ward on ITV News, discussing the stereotyping of Black footballers by Stuart Webber, and racism in football more generally. You can watch the full interview here: https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2024-03-25/anti-racism-groups-slam-ignorant-comments-made-by-ex-sporting-director

ROTA’s Response to Islamophobic comments from Lee Anderson

ROTA’s Response to Islamophobic comments from Lee Anderson

The deeply Islamophobic comments from former Conservative ministers Lee Anderson and Suella Braverman over the past week are only the latest in a campaign of racist, hateful rhetoric from some British politicians. From Boris Johnson’s highly offensive comparison of Muslim women to ‘letterboxes’, to Suella Braverman’s likening of refugees in small boats to an ‘invasion’,…

ROTA Annual General Meeting 2021-22 and Conference “Thwarted Ambitions”

ROTA Annual General Meeting 2021-22 and Conference “Thwarted Ambitions”

Race on the Agenda hereby gives notice to its members that our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year 2021/22 is scheduled to take place on Thursday 25th May 2023 at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA.  Before the AGM, there will be a special conference: "Thwarted ambitions" Why do some students choose to withdraw from University?.

 

ROTA Research Report – Thwarted ambitions: Barriers to completing university education

ROTA Research Report – Thwarted ambitions: Barriers to completing university education

Why do some students from Global Majority and Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities choose to withdraw from university? Although preliminary findings from ROTA's Pilot Study cannot be said to be representative of the Higher Education sector as a whole, some concerning issues have emerged. Among many reasons why students choose to leave or consider leaving…

Black people are over three times more likely to experience homelessness

Black people are over three times more likely to experience homelessness

A new report, authored by Heriot-Watt University, found that in England the highest levels of homelessness risks are experienced by people from Black and minoritised ethnic backgrounds.    Black people are three and a half times as likely to experience statutory homelessness[1] as White British people.    The report, conducted in partnership with Race on the Agenda…