As the coronavirus pandemic brings the global economy to a halt, the world’s most vulnerable countries are suffering intensifying harm, and businesses faced with the disappearance of sales are laying off workers.
Race & Society
Fifty-five years ago today, Malcolm X was assassinated. The civil rights leader was shot to death on February 21, 1965, at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. He was only 39 years old.
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Previously unseen British army intelligence documents have linked undercover soldier Robert Nairac to the Miami Showband Massacre. Three members of the band died when loyalist killers stopped their minibus.
As we enter into a new year, it’s important that we do not forget the indictment and pending trial of a former Texas police officer, on murder charges in the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman.
The British government has been accused of treating the family of Gerry Conlon with contempt after files relating to the Guildford Four were sealed until the end of this century, and will not be made public for decades.
Atatiana Jefferson, the 28-year-old who was shot and killed earlier this month while in her own home, is just one of many Black women who lost their lives during an encounter with law enforcement.
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has been remembered in a historic exhibition and dialogue at Freedom Park. Timol died in October 1971 after falling from the 10th floor of the then John Vorster Square Police Station.