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The ethnic diversity of modern Britain should be reflected by the Bank of England including an historic figure from a black and minority ethnic background in its choices for the face of our next new banknote, a new campaign has urged, backed by over 200 public figures in a letter to the Sunday Times.
The General Election will see a neck-and-neck race between the Conservative and Labour parties to become the party with the most ethnic minority MPs. New projections suggest Theresa May's party may edge ahead for the first time.
As a single white man in my twenties, going to see a play about four mothers dealing with their children, relationships and mixed race families was not something I thought I was going to relate to. But thanks to a healthy injection of humour and some sharp social commentary about the UK in general, Adult Supervision had myself and everyone else in the audience engrossed and laughing from start to finish, writes Douglas Jefferson.
I’m a white girl from an academic middle-class Russian family and he is a black French man, born in France to Senegalese immigrants. When I told my mother my boyfriend was black, the first thing she said was: “Will you be able to put up with what the world will think of it?” “It is a different world,” I replied. So far, I have been (almost) right, writes Liza Bel, a radio journalist who now lives in London with her boyfriend.