Nov 18, Your World

Where Are The Black Teachers At?

A couple of months ago The Move posted a poll on twitter to ask you all ‘How many black teachers/academics have taught you throughout your education?’ This was following a research report which found that: Out of more than 18,000 professors at UK universities, only about 110 are black Only 3.2% of academic managers, directors […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

The Ethnicity Pay Gap

During my time working at the institute of equality and diversity professionals I would see new posts pop up on a daily basis about the Gender pay gap. Even outside of the Diversity and Inclusion bubble many of us are aware of the push for recruitment reforms, whether you look in the private or public […]

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Sept 18, Your Move

Interview: Connect4Better (Cee4Bee)

Tell us a bit about Cee4Bee Connect4Better (Cee4Bee) is a three year old charity which sets out to improve the life chances of the minority black Afro-Caribbean living in UK. We want to reduce the statistics surrounding poverty within the Black community and want to see more Black African-Caribbeans breaking the glass ceiling in the […]

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Sept 18, Your World

Infertility in the Black community

Around 3.5 million people in the UK have difficulty conceiving, but why is infertility viewed as a ‘white, middle-class problem’? The first IVF baby, Louise Brown, recently turned 40 years old. Her birth was a major milestone in science which was met with both excitement and controversy. One of the main points of debate was, […]

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sept 16, Your Culture

Are you British?

Before going to America, I did not really consider myself to be British because I associated Britain with its history of slavery and colonizing other countries alongside more trivial things such as fish and chips or drinking tea. I did not feel as though I really had a place in Europe or anything in common […]

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Apr 16, Your World

BME Blood

When some black people say “It’s because I’m black” in situations where they are experiencing disadvantage because of their race, sometimes it is the truth, but it’s due to our own irresponsibility. Throughout my entire life I had never experienced any health problems. My mother and father are both alive and healthy with the biggest […]

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