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.
Author: Kushi Amlak-Sakhu
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.
“I can’t breathe, please don’t! Let me up, please! Help please! I can’t breathe!” The last words not of George Floyd, but of Aboriginal man David Dungay Jr. as he laying dying on the floor of his jail cell in Australia.
A private funeral was held for George Floyd, two weeks after a Minneapolis police officer killed him by kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd’s death sparked protests across the US and around the world.
N.C. Supreme Court ruled that over 100 death row inmates have the opportunity to prove racism affected their sentences because they had filed claims under the Racial Justice Act before it was repealed in 2013.