systemic racism

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 T September 14, 2020 TAMLA ST.JOUR-HORSFORD

Tamla Horsford’s death was ruled an accident, the medical examiner finding that her broken bones and internal injuries were consistent with the result of a fall off a 14-foot-high deck after a night of drinking.

General (LT) Listening Tree September 11, 2020 BOOS FOR NFL MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR EQUALITY

On Thursday 10 June, 2020, the NFL decided to hold a “moment of silence dedicated to the ongoing fight for equality in our country”.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 9, 2020 ASHLEY BANJO

For the thousands of messages of hate and ignorance – Thank you. You highlight exactly what needs to change.”

C Encyclopaedia Africana September 7, 2020 COLIN KAEPERNICK

It might take one person to spark that thought or that confidence that, ‘You know what, my life matters, what I do matters, and I can succeed regardless of the oppressive nature of the system I have been put in.’

Encyclopaedia Africana T September 7, 2020 TRAYVON MARTIN

His fateful walk to the convenience store for a bag of Skittles and an iced tea happened on the evening of February 26.

Encyclopaedia Africana O September 5, 2020 OLASENI LEWIS

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.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 4, 2020 AHMAUD ARBERY

At a preliminary trial hearing which started on 4 June, a judge determined that there was enough evidence to try all three men for murder. The three men have denied the charges.

E Encyclopaedia Africana September 4, 2020 ELIJAH MCCLAIN

Because there is no homicide determination, it could be difficult to find any cops criminally liable for his death.

Police (RH) Resources Hub August 1, 2020 Say Their Names: 12 Victims of Police and State Brutality in the UK

The fact that the last time a British police officer was convicted for a death in custody was in 1969 – despite several verdicts of unlawful killing since – is all the more galling.

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