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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
Joint House of Lords and House of Commons Report.
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