We are very grateful to Birmingham based Enterprise, Let’s Go Wellbeing, for dedicating all proceeds from one of their fitness programmes launch events to support families affected by deaths in custody in the UK.
We are extremely pleased to announce that the first ever National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) round will open for grant applications from 7 July 2020. The first round will close on 7 September 2020.
Initially triggered by the tragic death of George Floyd, international protests and social media exposure, we have seen unprecedented donations to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund in May and June 2020.
Murder In The Carpark, a new three-part series from Channel 4, explores the most investigated unsolved murder in the history of the Met Police. Daniel Morgan was brutally murdered with an axe in the car park of a south London pub.
A private funeral was held for George Floyd, two weeks after a Minneapolis police officer killed him by kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes. Floyd’s death sparked protests across the US and around the world.
George Floyd’s death has sparked protests across the US. He was an unarmed black man who died after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes as he told them “I can’t breathe”.
Allegations against Steven Heywood, who retired from Greater Manchester Police in 2018, were dismissed by a panel. The force was accused of a “fundamental disregard” for everyone involved in the proceedings.
The last few weeks have been filled with devastating news – stories about the police killing black people. At this point, these calamities feel familiar – so familiar, in fact, that their details have begun to echo each other.