Mumia Abu-Jamal remembers Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who died at the age of 90. Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting to end apartheid. In 2007, Tutu visited Mumia on death row.
Sojourner Truth was a lot of things. She was a slave. A mother. A wife. An activist. A preacher. A woman who wasn’t afraid to stand up for what she believed in, regardless of the consequence.
Black Lives Matter UK has agreed to the release of £40,000 in grant funding to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) to further our Development Plan and appoint new key part-time staff.
This event took place on 10 September 2021 marking the 18th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell in West Midlands police custody, and celebrated 6 years of the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund.
As the Met Police is judged to be institutionally corrupt, Hardeep Matharu and Peter Jukes explore how some of the biggest problems still plaguing British policing are embedded in British colonialism.
A police officer who killed Dalian Atkinson by tasering him to the ground and kicking him has been jailed for 8 years. PC Benjamin Monk, 43, discharged his taser three times and kicked him twice in the head.
A UN report that analysed racial justice in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd has called on member states including the UK to end the “impunity” enjoyed by police officers who violate the human rights.
The brutal murder of a private investigator in 1987 has become the UK’s most investigated killing – but 34 years later it remains unsolved and mired in new official findings of police corruption.