Race & Society

Serious assault by police on Wolverhampton woman

On 30th June, 2010 Jennifer Cooper of Wolverhampton, was walking down the street outside her home taking some food to her diabetic mother who lives just a few doors away. Without any warning she received a forceful kick in the back so that she fell forward sustaining injuries.

Jean Charles de Menezes

De Menezes memorial unveiled

A memorial mosaic for Jean Charles de Menezes was unveiled in London on 7th January 2010. Family, friends and supporters turned out in force to witness the unveiling on what would have been Jean’s birthday.

The importance of the Oscar Grant trial

The recent decision to move the criminal trial of Johannes Mehserle — the former BART officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant on New Year’s Day — to Los Angeles has once again thrust the city to the forefront of controversy involving police abuse and murder.

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Steve Cohen 1945-2009

The anti-racist movement has lost one of its foremost fighters. Steve Cohen was not the easiest of men or the least controversial of campaigners, but he has left behind him a host of tangible achievements that few can rival.

Doreen Lawrence speaks - image credit www.youtube.com

Police failing us still – Doreen Lawrence

The mother of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence has said police are still failing the families of black murder victims, 10 years after a landmark report blamed institutional racism within Scotland Yard for helping her son’s killers escape justice.