In a month when South Africans are observing the 43rd anniversary of the controversial death in police custody of Steven Bantu Biko, there seems to be a vital need today for leaders of his calibre.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
After Yorta Yorta woman Aunty Tanya Day died in December 2017, her children began looking for traces of her memory in her bedroom. They already had much of it close to their hearts.
It was recently announced that the National Memorial Family Fund is now formally incubated by social enterprise Catalyst 4 Change CIC, taking on its legal identify but maintaining operational independence.
In the UK, there is often a perception that racism is not as prevalent an issue as it is in the US. Yet, as BLM protests have erupted across the globe the UK’s overt and covert racism has come to a head.
Last summer, Attorney General William Barr ordered federal prisons to resume executions. Earlier this week, the Department of Justice carried through on Barr’s order, executing the first federal prisoner in 17 years.
Birmingham based Enterprise, Let’s Go Wellbeing (LGW), featured the National Family Fund as the beneficiary of all proceeds from one of their fitness programmes launch events held on 29 June 2020.
Concerns are growing among human rights groups and ex-soldiers about UK government plans for a new law to protect British soldiers from prosecution for any acts of murder or torture committed after the invasion of Iraq.
Relatives of Albert Luthuli, Steve Biko, Ahmed Timol and Neil Aggett are just a few of the families of activists killed during apartheid questioning why the President hasn’t acted on calls for investigations.