UK Racism

C Encyclopaedia Africana April 21, 2021 UNITED NATIONS CALLS FOR COMMISSION ON RACE & ETHNIC DISPARITIES TO BE DISBANDED

institutional racism, structural invisibility, and longstanding inequalities have disproportionately impacted people of African descent living in the UK. Therefore, the suggestion that family structure, rather than institutionalized and structural discriminatory practices are the central features of the Black experience is a tone-deaf attempt at rejecting the lived realities of people of African descent and other ethnic minorities in the UK.

Police (RH) Resources Hub February 15, 2021 UK – Mohamud Mohammed Hassan Police misconduct notice served

Mr Hassan was arrested at his home on suspicion of breach of the peace but was released without charge the next day, 9 January, and died that night.

Police (RH) Resources Hub February 15, 2021 UK -Mohamud Mohammed Hassan: Death of black man after night in Cardiff police custody sparks protests

Protestors marched to the station from Cardiff’s city centre, chanting “no justice, no peace” and demanded the force release CCTV of the 24-year-old’s custody stint.

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Encyclopaedia Africana R February 9, 2021 UK: LONDONERS’ PROTEST MEETING AGAINST RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, 1943

“Coloured folk cab die fighting for us, can help destroy Fascism, can help preserve our freedom, but they are not allowed to gather in the harvest or stay at certain hotels.”

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

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