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Read our latest blog: Mad World by Hanna Stephens, ROTA Volunteer
A quick Google search defines mental illness broadly as, ‘a condition which causes serious disorder in a person’s behaviour or thinking.’ When we live in a context where a “serious disorder” is often attached to acting and speaking out about racism rather than being racist, we must be critical about our own understandings of mental health and how they have been constructed by those with power.
In 1851, American physician Samuel Cartwright diagnosed black slaves who ........continue>>>
Training Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010
12th Dec. 2016, 9.30am – 4.30pm
There is no shortage of programmes depicting the black experience. The BBC has its Black and British season, surveying our past and present from a variety of angles. Eagerly awaited is Steve McQueen’s planned epic chronicling the lives of an intergenerational black British family. But it isn’t always so. Read the full article here.
Read our blog: The Importance of an Intersectional Approach in Social Research by Hanna Stephens, ROTA Volunteer
“There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” – Audre Lorde
In researching BAMER issues in the UK, it is important not to homogenise racial struggle and instead understand the diversity of identities that are present in different racial groups. For this, it is important that we view things from an intersectional perspective.
Intersectionality arose from black feminist scholarship, the term coined by....... continue >>>
Thursday 1st December 2016 6pm
Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, N7 6PA
The Evelyn Oldfield Unit hereby gives notice to its members and supporters that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the financial year ending 31st March 2016 will be held on Thursday 1st December 2016 at 6pm at Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London, N7 6PA.
With the proposed expansion of the Government’s academies programme, ROTA’s submission to the Inquiry focuses on the following: the balance of decision-making at the individual school level and at the multi-academy trust level and the appropriateness of formal governance structures employed; how the performance of MATS should be assessed. We bring to the Inquiry’s attention the following:
Read the full submission HERE.
This video has been realised within the frame of the project 'PRISM: Preventing, Redressing, and Inhibiting Hate Speach in New Media'