Ethnic Minorities

Racism 'root cause' in increased Covid mortality rates

Researchers say racism is a ‘root cause’ and ‘major driver’ of ill health in general and increased mortality rates from Covid-19.

The disproportionate impact of the Mental Health Act on black people

If you are black and live in the UK, you are four times more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act than a white person.

Why ethnic minority groups have been hit hardest by coronavirus

Black, Asian and other ethnic communities are at greater risk of death and poorer mental health because of where they live and work, an ONS report says.