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The Troublemaker—Top Met cop defends targeting ‘black lads’ for stop and search  

The Troublemaker—Top Met cop defends targeting ‘black lads’ for stop and search   London top cop Cressida Dick has claimed that stop and search tactics are saving the lives of young black men in London. This is because they are more likely to carry knives apparently. 

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change

Joe Biden refused to tap into the power that can win change Inspiring mass ­movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.

Philadelphia revolts against racism after police killing of black man

Philadelphia revolts against racism after police killing of black man The city of Philadelphia has seen two days of militant mass protests after the police shot and killed Walter Wallace, a 27 year old black man on Monday.

High Storrs school says Black Lives Matter

High Storrs school says Black Lives Matter Outraged students of High Storrs school in Sheffield organised a protest last week against racism from a student in Year 11. 

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance

Stand Up To Racism conference sends out message of resistance Anti-racists in Britain celebrated blows to fascist parties in Greece, Slovakia and Austria at an international conference that began on Saturday. 

Inappropriate police restraint contributed to the death of Kevin Clarke

Inappropriate police restraint contributed to the death of Kevin Clarke Two years before George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, Kevin Clarke—a 35 year old black man—died after contact with police in Catford, south London.

Anger in the streets as killer cops in US let off

29 September 2020
US Black Lives Matter ­protesters continue to take to the streets over the decision not to charge the cops with the murder of Breonna Taylor. 

Anger on the streets after killers of Breonna Taylor not charged for her death

24 September 2020
Protests have erupted across the US after the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor in March were not charged for her death.

Audacious film about police brutality in French suburbs

07 September 2020
This impressive debut film of the black French filmmaker Ladj Ly, Les Miserables, is an incendiary provocative drama.

Republicans and Democrats compete to condemn anti-racists in the US

07 September 2020
All of Donald Trump’s November re-election hopes are pinned on a scaremongering, racist campaign against the Black Lives Matter movement

Is Akon City Black Power forever?

06 September 2020
Rapper Akon plans to build a new city where black people can escape racism. But, as Yuri Prasad writes, any system based on riches for a few means oppression will remain

Donald Trump’s shooter comments show how racism comes from the top

01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.

Notting Hill protest calls for justice and equality

31 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away

Cop who told of Lawrence case corruption in perjury probe

31 August 2020
A corrupt detective turned supergrass whose claims against Scotland Yard led to the second Stephen Lawrence inquiry is being probed for perjury.

Black Lives Matter protests in US demand justice

29 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter movement continues to inspire millions of Americans to take action. Thousands of marchers descended on Washington’s National Mall on Friday to demand racial justice and to mourn black Americans killed by racist police.

Protests rage across US following shootings

27 August 2020
Protests have swept Kenosha, Wisconsin, after a far right gunman shot down protesters against police violence.

Challenge the system to fight for black lives

25 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement forced institutional racism onto the political agenda and shook the establishment.

William Cuffay - a fighter to the end against the rich ‘vermin’

16 August 2020
William Cuffay was one of the most prominent leaders of the working class movement in 19th century Britain.

Hundreds demand justice for victims of police brutality in north London

09 August 2020
Over 700 people gathered in Tottenham, north London, to protest against police brutality on Saturday.

Protests take fight to Trump

03 August 2020
Donald Trump is ­stepping up his right wing threats as he tries to secure his presidency.

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