The United States white ex-police officer convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in jail.
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Registration enables campaign group to access donations of £1.2m. Activists from the Black Lives Matter UK campaign have placed their organisation on an official footing, marking it with a change of name.
One of the police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor in March was charged Wednesday with first-degree wanton endangerment, but the officer whose shot killed Taylor was not indicted.
We are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) round will open for grant applications from 7 July 2020. The first round will close on 7 September 2020.
Survivors and bereaved of Grenfell Tower are to tell the government that it risks allowing a second disaster by “going through the motions” and failing to tackle the root causes of the fire.
The family of the young Guatemalan girl who died in the custody of US border officials after crossing the border is disputing the American government’s claim that she had not had food or water for days beforehand.
Crowds grew silent Wednesday evening as bells rang out 39 times in Atlanta and Memphis, Tennessee, to mark the age of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the time of his assassination.
The chair of the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Sir Martin Moore-Bick, has opened proceedings with a statement delivered in central London. The inquiry will have two phases that will run simultaneously.