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Anti-racism


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.

LSE racism scandal

17 January 2012
The London School of Economics (LSE) is investigating claims that students took part in a Nazi-themed game on a skiing trip.

SWP conference 2012: Organising resistance to racism

10 January 2012
Weyman Bennett from the central committee introduced a session on riots, racism and anti-fascism.

Race bias in court sentencing

06 December 2011
People from ethnic minorities who face court are more likely to be sentenced to prison than their white counterparts for certain categories of crime.

EDL members sent to prison for attack on socialist meeting

06 December 2011
Alan Spence, the north east organiser for the English Defence League (EDL), was jailed last week after attacking a Socialist Workers Party meeting in Newcastle.

30 years after the New Cross fire: challenging racism today

06 December 2011
For 30 years, there has been some activity on the anniversary of the New Cross Fire of 18 January 1981. This year saw more interest than I can remember for many years. It included the unveiling of a plaque at the south London address where the tragedy occurred.

Racism and the ‘beautiful game’

22 November 2011
A row over racism has engulfed international football.

Life in ruins after Dale Farm eviction

15 November 2011
Residents at the Dale Farm Traveller site in Essex have been seriously injured after bailiffs cleared the site.

Liverpool's unions stand up to EDL attack

15 November 2011
Trade unionists in Liverpool chased off ten thugs from the racist English Defence League (EDL) last week.

Workers celebrate victory in anti-deportation campaign

15 November 2011
NUT members at Sowerby Bridge High in West Yorkshire are celebrating victory in their campaign to win asylum status for the Zaouche family.

More than 100,000 sign petition to stop extradition of Babar Ahmad

08 November 2011
Babar Ahmad’s campaign has achieved its aim of getting over 100,000 people to sign an e-petition against his extradition. More than 120,000 have now signed the petition calling for a parliamentary debate on Babar’s case.

Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: A militant fight against racism brought to life

08 November 2011
Brian Richardson says the film Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 offers a unique look at the Black Panther Party

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