black voices

black voices

black voices is the space for UCU's black members to talk about relevant workplace issues.

Comments are welcome with the usual considerations about using discriminatory language or making comments which are likely to cause offence.

If you want to contribute to this blog please email Chris Nicholas.

If you're looking for resources/ideas on challenging racism in your workplace try Day of Action 2017

  • 1 February 2017

    'Yes, but you're not like the rest of them', 'you're alright, you're like us', are some of the remarks black colleagues recount; already you have the divisive language…

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  • 26 January 2017

    'I think it is accepted that racism is unacceptable and so it is hidden so even the perpetrator may not be aware of the underlying motivation for their actions.…

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  • 6 July 2016

    Kirsten Forkert from UCU's Black Members' Standing Committee looks at the implications of the BREXIT vote for BME members. The vote to leave the European Union…

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