Skip straight to content


All the posts in this topic are listed below, most recent first. Click the title to see the whole story.

It is almost exactly 21 years since black teenager Stephen Lawrence was murdered in an unprovoked racist attack on Well Hall Road, Eltham, south east London.

28 April 2014 | In depth

This short BBC video reveals a fascinating piece of hidden history: the all-black US army regiment dubbed “the Harlemn Hellfighters” that fought in World War I. The graphic novel about the black troops – and their return home – looks interesting too.

27 April 2014 | Pick of the web

Most people know about the Nazi Holocaust, the murder of 6 million Jews and 6 million others: Russians, Gypsies, Slavs, socialists, disabled people and LGBT people.

23 April 2014 | In depth

The second of the “great” TV debates over Europe between Liberal Democrat party leader Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage, leader of UKIP, is now over. The result was depressing and predictable.

4 April 2014 | In depth

The Netherlands’ racist Party for Freedom (PVV) has seen its poll rating slump and senior figures quit after party leader Geert Wilders was filmed leading anti-Moroccan chanting at a rally after last week’s local elections.

26 March 2014 | In depth

The European elections are just three months away. From Hungary to the Netherlands and from Greece to France, fascist and racist populist parties are making all the running.

11 February 2014 | Notes