racism

Many of us are aware of psychology’s historical racism.

For example, in May 1990 The Psychologist published Phillipe Rushton’s research purporting to show Black people were less intelligent, less law abiding...

Do you remember the 80’s? Not just the creative hair (mullets, high-top fades, puffed-up back combs… the quiff), but Thatcherism, the struggle to end apartheid, social unrest, riots and anti-fascism. ‘The Place is Here’ exhibition at Nottingham contemporary represents the...

13th is a raw and powerful new documentary directed by Ava DuVernay, a Golden Globe and Oscar nominee for Selma. The Netflix feature-length documentary opens with shocking statistics, grippingly spoken by outgoing...

Earlier this month, five Dallas police officers were shot dead by a black activist angered by the grossly disproportionate death toll of African American men following police encounters. Adding still further tension to any and every police/black street encounter, ratcheting-...

Blue/Orange premiered at the National Theatre in 2000, and won the Olivier Award for Best New Play. The play is a three hander, and the premise is simple. Christopher, a patient, is due to be discharged the next day from a psychiatric ward, but his doctor has reservations...

Picture: A volunteer French teacher in an impromptu school at the Calais camps. Credit: Jess Hurd, ReportDigital.

Can a single picture change the course of history? Will the image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s dead body on a Turkish beach change the way we...

I was born in a family where my parents experienced humiliation since childhood and denial of access to full participation in everyday social life. (Dalit psychiatrist who works in London, quoted in Jadhav, 2012)

Suppose you heard it said over and over again...