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Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub June 19, 2021 NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL CANCELLED

BUT there will still be Queens Tennis, Wimbledon Tennis, Royal Ascot is going on now and the Wireless Festival will go ahead. Who is being penalised and why?

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub April 17, 2021 MISSINGBLACKPEOPLE.COM

Help us find missing Black people worldwide and bring families and communities back together.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub March 12, 2021 Down With the British Monarchy

What is a monarchy if not the highest veneration of inequality?

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub March 12, 2021 ‘There Is, in Britain, a Very Big Silence Around Race’

Meghan’s account of racism in the royal family, delivered last week from a wicker chair outside a California mansion, did more than open new wounds at Buckingham Palace. It also called into question whether the family and, indeed, the country were as embracing of Black people as her 2018 wedding had signaled they could be.

Image credit: Alisdare Hickson from Canterbury, United Kingdom, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub February 13, 2021 U.K. High Court Says Nigerians Can Sue Shell in Britain Over Oil Spills

Shell routinely blames the damage on sabotage and criminal activity. According to Shell, Nigerian law requires it to pay compensation for spills caused by operational issues but not for damage resulting from sabotage.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub February 13, 2021 Will American Ideas Tear France Apart? Some of Its Leaders Think So

The French state does not compile racial statistics, which is illegal, describing it as part of its commitment to universalism and treating all citizens equally under the law. To many scholars on race, however, the reluctance is part of a long history of denying racism in France and the country’s slave-trading and colonial past.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub February 9, 2021 A New Museum to Bring the Benin Bronzes Home

In 1897, the British Army violently raided Benin City in what is now Nigeria, seizing thousands of priceless artifacts known as the Benin Bronzes.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub February 9, 2021 DAVID ADJAYE RECEIVES THE 2021 ROYAL GOLD MEDAL FROM THE RIBA

he judges praised Adjaye as “a singular and timely talent and a strong reminder of the insightful and integrative role of the architect”.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub February 7, 2021 Louisiana cemetery ‘sorry’ after denying officer burial ‘because he is Black’

“It was just so much a slap in the face, a punch in the gut,” Mrs Semien told CBS News. “It was just belittling him. You know, that we can’t bury him because he’s Black.”

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub January 23, 2021 City of London to remove statues of politicians with slavery links

The working group will also audit “street names and other cultural items that are associated with historic acts of racism such as the transatlantic slave trade”.

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