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Anti-racism


Multiculturalism: Defending the right to be different

01 March 2011
Socialists were right to rush to the defence of multiculturalism after David Cameron’s outrageous attack.

Why we’re proud of multicultural Britain

15 February 2011
Shemiza Rashid Luton-based founder of the Creative Muslim Network, teacher, radio presenter and inter-faith art consultant

Islamophobia: How the new racism is fuelled by old prejudices

15 February 2011
Is it any wonder that so many Muslims in Britain feel under siege? For 30 years they have faced a growing tide of Islamophobia.

Sign the statement defending multiculturalism

09 February 2011
We the undersigned believe David Cameron’s statement that multiculturalism has failed was a dangerous declaration of intent.

Racism: part of a long Tory tradition

08 February 2011
That David Cameron chose last Saturday to make a speech attacking Muslims is despicable.

Jack Straw opens door to racism again

11 January 2011
Jack Straw lent credibility to the barrage of racism in the press when he said that the grooming of young women for sex was, "a specific problem" among Pakistani men. He made the statement after two men were jailed at Nottingham crown court after being found guilty of sexual abuse and rape.

Trials and arrests underline EDL racism and violence

23 December 2010
The arrest and conviction of supporters of the racist English Defence League (EDL) in the last few weeks underlines the lie that they are a peaceful, anti-racist organisation – and proves that it is right to build a movement big enough to drive them from our streets.

One Society Many Cultures conference

14 December 2010
One Society Many Cultures—a coalition of unions, Muslim organisations and anti-racist groups to combat the rise of Islamophobia—organised a successful conference on Saturday 11 December.

Barac meets in Manchester

09 November 2010
Over 70 people came to a public meeting in Manchester to discuss how black communities will be affected by the spending review.

Meeting challenges racism in Birmingham

02 November 2010
Some 120 students and school pupils packed out the council chambers in Birmingham for a Question Time-style debate about how to tackle racism in the city, on Tuesday of last week.

Support grows across Britain for anti-racist protest on 6 November

19 October 2010
Coaches are booked from over 30 towns and cities across Britain to the national demonstration and carnival against racism, fascism and Islamophobia on 6 November in central London.

Ever Young/WEB Du Bois Paris Albums – depicting black people’s lives

05 October 2010
Two new photo exhibitions present changing views of black people through the past century.

Standing up to racist EDL thugs in Leicester

28 September 2010
More than 200 anti‑racists packed into a Unite Against Fascism (UAF) meeting to oppose plans by the racist English Defence League (EDL) to march in Leicester on Saturday 9 October.

Bradford opposing Islamophobia

28 September 2010
The We Are Bradford group planned a meeting on Thursday of this week to discuss resisting Islamophobia.

Black and white are stronger together

28 September 2010
We can be certain that when we resist cuts and austerity our rulers will try to divide us with racism. If they succeed, the price will be a weakening of the working class movement that will threaten defeat for all—irrespective of background.

Rampaging racists of the EDL are still a threat

14 September 2010
Hundreds of racist English Defence League (EDL) thugs were out on the streets last weekend attempting to intimidate anti-racist and anti-fascist activists.

Sus DVD

14 September 2010
This film deals brilliantly with institutionalised racism and the police—shown through the arrest of a young black man on the night Margaret Thatcher became prime minister.

Racism against Muslims is unveiled

20 July 2010
Recent attacks on Muslim women wearing face coverings are simple Islamophobia.

Is Britain more racist than it used to be?

29 June 2010
The police are seven times more likely to stop and search you if you’re black than if you’re white, a government report revealed last week.

Bolton MP speaks out over protest

22 June 2010
Bolton’s newly elected Labour MP, Yasmin Qureshi, has added her support to the campaign to defend activists charged during the Unite Against Fascism protest in Bolton in March.

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