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.”

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

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

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

Findings of risk assessments must be implemented

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

‘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

Photos of UNISON Black disabled activists Veronica Price-Job and Peter Daley

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

UNISON equality survey 2020 – tell us about your experiences during the pandemic

Tell us about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic – and join the prize draw for shopping vouchers

Step up, stand up and speak out against racism

The murder of George Floyd and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities has focused attention on inequality and racism. UNISON head of equality Gloria Mills looks at the union’s role

Blog: A major disappointment – but just the latest for Black people

Gloria Mills, UNISON equalities national secretary, on why the report into the impact of COVID-19 on Black people is a “major disappointment”

Unions urge immediate protection of Black probation workers from COVID-19

UNISON and sister probation unions tell National Probation Service there is no time to waste in safeguarding their Black/BAME members

Christina McAnea speaking at the rostrum at UNISON higher education conference

Blog: The inequality of the pandemic

The evidence of COVID-19’s devastating impact on Black workers should shock us all