Report of on policing and mental health in the UK, 2013
And we have heard about the brute force with which the police held Seni in a prolonged restraint which they knew to be dangerous: a restraint that was maintained until Seni was dead for all intents and purposes.
“If one microaggression was all we ever had to deal with, I don’t think any of us would be complaining, but because it happens so often and unpredictably, the stress is cumulative. You don’t have any control over it.
Since the 1950’s Lambeth has been home to the UK’s biggest Black community with people of African and Caribbean origin, making valuable and sustained contributions to the cultural and economic life of the UK. Despite these successes, Lambeth continues to be a borough faced with growing socio-economic inequality which disproportionately affects Black African and Caribbean …
Everyone was traumatized, all races, by witnessing and experiencing police violence, with black and brown people having the most intense impacts to their health,
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