We’re talking about what everybody else is talking about this week. The racist treatment of Saka, Rashford and Sancho, the three black England players who took penalties in Sunday’s European final at Wembley. As this played out, we all probably witnessed the shock and outrage expressed in the news and on social media. I think…Read story
We raised more than £55,000 to get 10,000 inclusive and representative books into schools and nurseries, so we thought we’d give a little update to let you know how it’s all going and what we still have left to do.
We asked our subscribers to write letters and draw pictures for elderly care home residents.
.The Education Select Committee this week said that white working-class boys are the most neglected section of society. And suggested the phrase ‘white privilege ’not be used in schools because it’s divisive. If you missed the story, you can catch up on it here. When we at Little Box of Books talk publicly about what…Read story
The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities have released their report on institutional racism. It claims that there is no evidence of institutional racism in the UK. And that other countries addressing their own structural racism should look to the UK as an example. The Macpherson Report published in 1999 in response to the racially…Read story
Helping families travel through stories.
Ideas for World Book Day costumes that are inclusive and representative.
Trigger Warning: Blog discusses racism, police brutality and themes that could be traumatic. Racial prejudice exists between people of all cultures and colours but in these discussion we don’t want to be distracted from the focus on white privilege. On the 25th of May, it will be a year since George Floyd was killed by…Read story
Last night the Guardian reported on the horrendous rate of school exclusion for children of black, Asian and minority ethnic origins. They revealed that Gypsy, Roma and traveller children are nine times more likely to be suspended in some areas of the country than their white counterparts, while black Caribbean pupils are being excluded at…Read story
We are in the news again! Catch up with our latest coverage here.
Little Box of Books talking about the portrayal of step-parents on BBC Breakfast