Shakira Martin told BuzzFeed News she wants to see an increase in women in leadership, single parents in jobs, and black and minority ethnic attainment.
The drama, about London’s black power activists, has been criticised for having no leading roles for black women. John Ridley, the show’s creator, said he chose a non-black star because he is in an interracial relationship.
Chris Bevington was described as a wonderful husband, son, father, brother, and close friend to many.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the targeted attacks on Egypt’s Coptic Christian minority.
And then Theresa May weighed in on the debate and shared some very strong opinions about it.
A report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission called for the UK, Scottish, and Welsh governments to place a new national focus on disability equality.
Exclusive: Eurostar told BuzzFeed News it will now send bookings for reduced mobility and wheelchair passengers through a specialist team.
A Met police spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the incident is being investigated as a race hate crime.
“We decided that the best thing to do was to offer our support to the victims’ families,” Muddassar Ahmed, who set up a crowdfunding page for the families of the Westminster attack victims, told BuzzFeed News.
“The only thing that can really shut down London is a light dusting of snow.”
“Boycott, report it, and power to the people. We need to raise awareness of these things,” the London mayor’s night czar, Amy Lamé, told BuzzFeed News.
Human rights activist and political refugee Iyad el-Baghdadi was due to speak at three British universities about efforts to silence free expression in the Gulf.
The Southbank Centre’s artistic director said the event would instead be held at a later date.
Disabled people are being stranded, humiliated, and misinformed on British transport despite legislation promising to do the opposite, BuzzFeed News can reveal.
Exclusive: Southbank Centre’s artistic director, Jude Kelly, told BuzzFeed News that due to the sensitivity of this issue “we are taking the time to listen to different viewpoints before deciding the most appropriate way forward”.
A spokesperson for City Hall has said Sadiq Khan has asked his night czar, Amy Lamé, to look into the incident at Cirque le Soir.
If companies do not voluntarily publish a breakdown of their workforce by race and pay band, a Conservative peer said, the government should legislate to make sure they do.
The founder of GRM Daily, Kobe “Posty” Hagan, built his business from scratch and turned it into one of the biggest platforms for grime and UK rap. As artists like Stormzy and Skepta break new ground, he tells BuzzFeed News why the scene is in its best position yet.
Maybelline is extending the range of foundations for women with darker skin tones on its best-selling lines. Photographer Nadia Gomos was one of the women who played an instrumental role in pushing the brand to consider its black and Asian customers.
“There are currently no specific guidelines in relation to arsenic and cooking methods, as risks are considered minimal,” Aisling Pigott, a spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association, told BuzzFeed News.