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A defiant protest to defend refugees in Glasgow

19 June 2012
Over 1,000 people marched in Glasgow last Saturday on a defiant demonstration opposing deportations of refugees and the return of dawn raids.

Red Tails: Challenging the racism of the US military

12 June 2012
The poster for the new film Red Tails shows Second World War fighter aircraft in combat. It doesn’t show that the pilots are all black. You wouldn’t know that the Red Tails’ greatest achievement was overcoming racism. The 332nd Airborne were the only black fighter pilots in the segregated US Air Force, where racism was deeply entrenched.

Top Gear's bigots turn on Travellers

05 June 2012
You’d have thought that BBC’s Top Gear programme had run out of minority groups to insult and smear.

Olympic icon John Carlos electrifies packed meeting

26 May 2012
Some 800 people crowded into a meeting in central London last night (Monday) to hear Olympic legend John Carlos speak alongside Doreen Lawrence, Janet Alder and other justice campaigners.

John Carlos interview: Flame of revolt still burns for Olympic black power salute protester

22 May 2012
The <a href='http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c8/Carlos-Smith.jpg'>image of Tommie Smith and John Carlos </a>is famous around the world.

Trayvon Martin's parents visit Britain

15 May 2012

Glasgow stands up against threat to refugees

24 April 2012
The campaign against plans to evict up to 140 refugees who have been refused asylum from their homes accelerated this week in Glasgow.

Are white people to blame for racism?

24 April 2012
The shooting of black teenager Trayvon Martin in the US earlier this year sparked a wave of anti-racist anger across the country.

‘We need everyone to get to Luton’

24 April 2012
Weyman Bennett, joint secretary of Unite Against Fascism, says it is vital that anti-fascists take on the EDL.

Racists humiliated at the ‘March for England’

24 April 2012
Over 1,000 anti-racists took to the streets of Brighton last Sunday. They succeeded in reducing a far right march to a miserable and defeated mob that needed a heavy police escort to get out of town.

Keep Breivik's EDL pals out of Luton

24 April 2012
Anti-fascists from across Britain are heading to Luton, Bedfordshire, on 5 May to help stop the racist English Defence League (EDL) from holding a march in the town.

Anger as Florida authorities refuse jury hearing in Trayvon Martin case

10 April 2012
There will be no jury hearing to decide whether George Zimmerman, the man who shot black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, should face charges.

Black British Rebels: A history of resistance from Equiano to Jayaben Desai

06 March 2012
This short but informative pamphlet offers a history of black British rebels, writes Arnie Joahill

Make Bradford British: Eight lives and the myth of Britishness

01 March 2012
"Multicultural Britain needs help. Some people just aren’t mixing. Our communities are becoming increasingly divided. And nowhere is the problem clearer than in Bradford."

UAF activists vow to defend Roma

28 February 2012
A workshop on discrimination against Roma people in eastern Europe heard shocking reports.

Fascists fail to divide people in Hyde

28 February 2012
Some 800 mostly local people came out to show their disgust at a racist mobilisation in Hyde, Greater Manchester, last Saturday.

Resistance to Nazi attacks in Glasgow

07 February 2012
Nearly 100 people attended a mass leafleting and rally in the centre of Glasgow on Saturday called by UAF Scotland.

Leicester anti-racists march against EDL

07 February 2012
Anti-fascists took to the streets of Leicester last Saturday to make a stand against the racists and Nazis of the English Defence League (EDL).

Leicester unites against racist EDL

24 January 2012
People from across Leicester joined a public meeting to organise opposition to the English Defence League (EDL) last Saturday.

Keeping racism off the terraces

17 January 2012
The issue of racism in football has once again come to the fore, following incidents involving high profile Premier League players.

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