A champion of diversity

Our Nelson Mandela Award winner on heroes, history, activism and bringing more Black people to the boardroom

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine 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.

Let’s make future Black history a positive one

This year, more than any other, shows that Black history should be taught and discussed all year round, not just for one month

Bristol health branch helps show racists the red card

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

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

The stakes are too high for employers to get this wrong

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

Our Black members deserve so much better

Kick it out

UNISON marks the 25-year fight against racism in football.

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.
Footballers wearing show racism the red card t shirts

Kick it out

UNISON marks the 25-year fight against racism in football

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster

Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Ms Smith Goes to Westminster

Former UNISON president Eleanor Smith reflects on an historic general election victory and her first months as an MP

Black History Month must be ‘a time for action, not just reflection’

Activists should challenge employers on their commitment to Black workers

Engineering a better society

Magda Lezama is a senior council engineer, a rambler, a wine enthusiast, a single mum and a UNISON activist.

Magazine, UNISON people on the Magazine site.

Engineering a better society

Magda Lezama is a senior council engineer, a rambler, a wine enthusiast, a single mum and a UNISON activist.

Do you know a candidate for UNISON’s Nelson Mandela Award?

UNISON is running the Nelson Mandela award, which will go to a Black member who has gone ‘above and beyond’ to represent Black members.

Black History Month – a time to organise

UNISON encourages members to mark Black History Month every year and to organise and recruit around it.