The role of the police in western society is beginning to be understood and challenged in ways that were inconceivable only a decade ago. The belief in ‘law and order’ and infallibility of the police is now seriously questioned.
Race & Society
In a surprise to no one who was paying attention the British government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, has concluded that ‘concerns the UK is institutionally racist are not borne out by the evidence’.
As the global effort to share vaccines enters high gear, it will still be years before billions of people can get the shot — threatening more deaths and a longer journey to normalcy.
Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic is a collaborative project that will use documentary film and writing to amplify the experiences and perspectives of black and minority ethnic health workers.
Black Lives Matter UK will be releasing more than £100,000 to black-led organisations across the country by the end of the month, as protesters pledge to build on last year’s anti-racism demonstrations.
The Louisville Metro Police Department fired two officers involved in the botched raid that resulted in Breonna Taylor’s death and, in part, launched a summer of protests, authorities said.
It has been common knowledge for decades that black youth are disproportionately excluded from school permanently. No significant progress has been made to change this reality in spite of many reports.
Family demand a new police investigation into the death of Ricky Reel and a review of all forensic evidence. “My son died in suspicious circumstances in 1997 after being racially abused and chased by the assailants.