The very first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) grant round closed on 7 September 2020, acknowledging the anniversary of Mikey Powell’s death.
There’s been 1750+ deaths in custody or following police contact in the UK since 1990. The police have never been held accountable for these killings. In recent months, there has been increasing scrutiny on policing.
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.
We are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) grants round officially opened for families/campaigns affected by custody deaths on 7 July 2020.
Murder in the Car Park viewers want justice for Daniel Morgan after his brutal death remains unsolved. Daniel was killed in 1987 in an axe attack in a south London pub car park. There were no witnesses to his death.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a hate crimes bill into law. The killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man shot dead while jogging in February, energized efforts to pass this law.
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.