Institutional Racism

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub November 29, 2020 France: Protesters clash with police over new security law

“It happens a lot if I’m not polite enough, if I don’t know how to manage the group of police officers that talk to me. I could get beat down and I could basically die”

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub November 28, 2020 Police and CPS accused of racism after Christopher Kapessa’s death

“The decision made by the CPS leaves us feeling confused and perplexed as to how some can callously lie about my son’s death, inflicting more pain and anxiety on us for the last eight months, and it is the suspect’s human rights that prevail… whilst prosecution over my son’s death is deemed as not being in the public interest.”

Police (RH) Resources Hub October 29, 2020 Met police criticised for multiple errors in stop and search practice

The Met has hugely increased its use of stop and search over the past year, following a call from the government to deploy the tactic more to try to reduce violent crime.

Politics (RH) Resources Hub October 10, 2020 UK passport photo checker shows bias against dark-skinned women

“If the algorithm can’t read my lips, it’s a problem with the system, and not with me.”

Encyclopaedia Africana J October 10, 2020 JONATHAN PRICE

According to statements from witnesses, Price was trying to defend a woman involved in a domestic dispute at a convenience store in Wolfe City, Texas, sometime after 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Oct'20 What's Going On September 30, 2020 27.10.2020: Virtual Black History Tour of the British Museum, online event

Black History Studies lead a Black History Tour of the British Museum highlighting artefacts of African History held in the Museum.

Education (RH) Resources Hub September 28, 2020 Black working-class pupils unfairly excluded in England, thinktank warns

government responses to inner-city youth rebellions and moral panics over serious youth violence and knife crime have led to black pupils disproportionately being sent to pupil referral units (PRU) and alternative provision (AP).

Encyclopaedia Africana M September 27, 2020 MICHAEL BROWN

Michael Brown, the unarmed Black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy performed on Sunday found.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 26, 2020 ATATIANA JEFFERSON

She wasn’t doing anything wrong. I can’t even say ‘wrong place, wrong time,’ because she was in her house.

E Encyclopaedia Africana September 25, 2020 ERIC GARNER

For the officer to disregard a human life like that … in other words it was business as usual.

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