The charity Inquest said: “Despite recent public concern around dangerous and disproportionate use of force, particularly against black people, this data shows not enough is being done by British Transport police to prevent it.
The firm was named after the Earl of Hardwicke, a 18th century Lord Chancellor whose legal opinion was used by slave owners to provide legal advice to justify slavery.
Compare and contrast the Metropolitan Police’s treatment of officers Pc Deniz Jaffer and Pc Jamie Lewis who remain in their jobs after taking selfies with the bodies of sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman. See the end of this article for the link.
The weariness can be seen in his face, heard in his voice, is written in his body language.
it should be no surprise that the Black celebrity has in recent years emerged as the unofficial spokesperson for the Black race in the West.
This week we’re in Canada taking a look at black Canadian history and culture! The first recorded African man in Canada was Mathieu da Costa who arrived in 1608 and acted as an interpreter for the French coloniser Samuel de Champlain. You’ve surely heard of Harriet Tubman! She was instrumental in helping enslaved Africans escape to freedom in Canada. And have you heard of Africville in Nova Scotia? For 150 years it was home to a sizeable Black Canadian population, until they were forcibly displaced as the settlement was condemned by the authorities and deconstructed. We speak about all this and so much more, in this video!
Assurance & Many Men by Ransom Beatz
Afro Boy by Thaibeats
Illustration by: Jimena Isabel Merchán. Find her on Instagram at: @jimenaimm
It’s surprsing how little the Dutch’s involvement in the Transatlantic Slave Trade is talked about considering that they trafficked an estimated half a million enslaved Africans during that time! This episode throws up a lot of interesting questions about how we regard cultural traditions in a modern context where race and racism are concerned. We talk fine art, golden carriages and black face in this bite-sized look at black history in the Netherlands.
If you are interested in doing a black history tour in Amsterdam then contact the wonderful Jennifer Tosch from Black Heritage Tours! http://www.blackheritagetours.com/
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Queen by Beatzbydb
Feelings by Prodby106