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Staying safe during Ramadan

UNISON’s national Black members’ committee wishes ’a blessed Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim members’ and highlights guidance on staying safe

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON to help lead union response to the racism report

The union will work with the TUC to address the discredited report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, which downplays structural and institutional racism

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON voices disappointment over report into racism in the UK

Questions asked about make-up of commission set up by Number 10 in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: The importance of Black people standing up for their rights

The UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination reminds us all of what is at stake in the fight against racism

Blogs, News on the UNISON National site.

Meet Rakiya Suleiman – Winner of the 2021 Nelson Mandela Award

In 2015, the National Black Members’ Conference established the Nelson Mandela Award, to be presented each year to a member who has ‘gone above and beyond’ for Black people – within the union and in the wider society. Amongst our Black membership we recognise that there is an abundance of talent and that many people […]

Black members news on the UNISON National site.

Universities call for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education

“Black staff and students must have the same opportunities to develop their studies and careers as their white counterparts.”

Article on the UNISON National site.

Blog: This avoidable crisis

The Lawrence Review endorses UNISON’s view that decades of discrimination have left Black communities over-exposed and under-protected from COVID-19

Article on the UNISON National site.

Caste: The Lies That Divide Us

As part of Black History Month, we review a new book that explores systems of exploitation, suppression and persecution

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Society must do more to tackle structural racism, says UNISON

Urgent action needed to protect Black communities from second wave

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Employers must do all they can to reduce COVID impact on Black staff, says UNISON

Findings of risk assessments must be implemented

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Bristol health branch helps show racists the red card

‘People voiced exactly how they felt. They pulled no punches’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

​Some employers only paying lip service to Black staff’s fears

The stakes are too high for employers to get this wrong

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

‘Without a struggle, there can be no progress’

To mark Black History Month, UNISON looks at one part of the struggle to end slavery

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Blog: This Black History Month, we won’t go back to the old normal

Our Black members deserve so much better

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Blog: Because Black disabled lives matter

UNISON activists Veronica Price-Job and Peter Daley look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting Black disabled workers

Article, News on the UNISON National site.