UK Racism

Politics (RH) Resources Hub November 14, 2020 SUMMARY: UK PARLIAMENT REPORT ON BLACK PEOPLE, RACISM & HUMAN RIGHTS

Commissioning reports and failing to implement them intensifies disaffection and lack of confidence in the Government on race issues. Government must implement the findings of previous reports that have been commissioned.

Encyclopaedia Africana N September 25, 2020 NATIONAL TRUST PROPERTIES’ LINK TO SLAVERY

The National Trust said a third of the properties it manages had direct links to colonialism or slavery. Some have a “hugely uncomfortable” history, it said.

A Encyclopaedia Africana September 24, 2020 ALESHA DIXON

Ofcom has, at the time of writing, received more than 1,900 complaints over an episode of Britain’s Got Talent in which Alesha wore a Black Lives Matter necklace.

General (LT) Listening Tree September 15, 2020 JOHN BOYEGA PARTS COMPANY WITH JO MALONE LONDON

We recognise that this was painful and that offence was caused. We respect, John, and support our partners and fans globally.

Miscellaneous (RH) Resources Hub September 14, 2020 Bristol’s original Colston Society to disband after 275 years

The Colston Society was the original society, set up by wealthy merchants and slave traders in the middle of the 18th century, after Edward Colston’s death in 1721

Encyclopaedia Africana L September 9, 2020 LEWIS HAMILTON

I’m one of the only people of colour there yet I stand alone. I would have thought by now you would see why this happens and say something about it but you can’t stand alongside us. Just know I know who you are, and I see you.

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.”

Encyclopaedia Africana P September 6, 2020 PATRICE LUMUMBA

Even in its first weeks, Lumumba’s left-nationalist government faced a massive destabilization campaign, as a Belgian-backed secessionist movement launched an armed revolt in Katanga.

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.

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