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Black, Asian and ethnic minorities

London is truly ‘the world under one roof’. Black, Asian and minority ethnic Londoners help to make London a dynamic city. However, shocking differences in wealth, poverty and life expectancy show that not all Londoners benefit from the city’s success.

The Embankment: south bank of the River Thames, people outside in the sunshine

We cannot tolerate a city where your family origins or your skin colour could affect your life chances or the way you are treated. Racial discrimination and prejudice have no place in London.

Celebrating London's culture and communities

The Mayor organises a yearly programme of core events to celebrate London’s culture and communities including: St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival, Feast of St George, Vaisakhi Festival, Eid, Diwali Festival and the African Festival.

Find out about the latest events here.

Find out more about what the Mayor is doing

The Assessment of the GLA's Impact on Race Equality forms part of the GLA’s response to the Equality Act 2010. The Assessment seeks to review the effect the GLA’s policies and practices have had, or will have, in furthering the aims of the general duty in respect of race equality. It documents the demographics of London’s diverse population, evidence of racial inequalities and how the Mayor is addressing them and the way forward.

See these equalities reports for information about race equality and tackling inequality in London.