previous inquiries into the ways racial discrimination plays out in the UK have produced large numbers of recommendations, almost all of which have been ignored or shelved by successive governments and counting up 375 recommendations that could be used instead of launching yet another commission on equality.
Black lives matter
An Associated Press tally found more than 10,000 protesters were arrested in just the first 10 days after Floyd’s Minneapolis death.
The officer who shot Jacob Blake 7 times in the back in front of his 3 children, will not face charges.
The bronze statue, which had stood in Colston Avenue since 1895, had long been a focal point for public anger at the continued commemoration of people who had been involved in the city’s slave trade. A petition for its removal had gained thousands of signatures.
“These to me were stories that needed to be told. Stories that shaped the landscape of Britain. That’s how big these stories were.
A backlash soon formed as online commenters argued that the issue is uniquely American — not a Japanese one.