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Paris bosses in racism row

16 April 2013
Bosses in Paris told “black and Arab” porters not to come to work on the day of a visit by the Israeli president. That’s according to workers in the SUD union at the Gare du Nord station.

Stop the racists in Brighton

16 April 2013
Unite Against Fascism (UAF) activists in Brighton are set to oppose the fascists and racists who annually “march for England” on St George’s day weekend.

Guantanamo guards terrorise prisoners on hunger strike

16 April 2013
The last British detainee in Guantanamo Bay has spoken out about conditions in the prison and why he’s on hunger strike.

Corrupt cops protected Stephen’s racist killers

16 April 2013
Racists killed Stephen Lawrence on 22 April 1993. At least three of Stephen’s killers remain at large. The reason is police corruption.

Rich used racism to divide ordinary people

16 April 2013
Martin Luther King was a young minister in the town of Montgomery, Alabama.

Birmingham, Alabama, 1963: Freedom now!

16 April 2013
For five weeks television viewers around the world saw non-violent protesters, including young children, attacked by police with dogs and fire hoses. They saw Martin Luther King arrested and jailed. They saw white racist thugs lining up to batter  unarmed black people. And after they had seen all that they asked, how can this be happening in the heart of the “free world”?

Injustice round-up

05 April 2013
Investigation into racism against firefighter | Hillsborough inspector has case to answer

Bigotry, Labour and Migrants

21 March 2013
Socialist Worker examines why Ed Miliband and the Labour Party are so quick to join the growing anti-migrant panic pushed by the Tories and Ukip

New evidence Ricky Reel was murdered

21 March 2013
The family of Ricky Reel has said it has been contacted by a new witness who says Ricky was murdered.

Stephen Lawrence killer Gary Dobson drops appeal

21 March 2013
As one of the racist killers of Stephen Lawrence stops claiming to be innocent, evidence has emerged that the Home Office tried to block the inquiry

The Sapphires: drama that sets out racism faced by Aborigines

13 November 2012
1968. Riots and revolution. Vietnam. Soul music. The elements that make up director Wayne Blair’s film The Sapphires have been done before—but never in quite this way.

Taking on the racism of Jim Crow

23 October 2012
Communist Party activists in the US waged a war against racial segregation during the 1930s Great Depression.

Protesters challenge G4S over Jimmy Mubenga's death

16 October 2012
Some 40 supporters of the campaign for justice for Jimmy Mubenga protested outside Crown Prosecution Service offices in central London on Friday of last week.

The state of racism in Britain

16 October 2012
The experience of being black in Britain has changed beyond recognition after 50 years of fighting racism and being part of working class struggle. It has changed Britain for both black and white people.

The roots of racism

09 October 2012
Many people believe racism is part of human nature and will always be with us. But racism isn’t hard wired into our brains. The best evidence for this is the fact that it has not always existed.

Can black people be racist?

25 September 2012
The right wing Daily Mail newspaper was beside itself last month as it pounced on the "racist" tirade of a black woman.

Ugandan Asians in Britain 40 years on: here to stay and fight

11 September 2012
Some 27,000 expelled Ugandan Asians came in Britain in 1972, prompting a frenzy of racism from the press and politicians.

Dale Farm Travellers: no water, no toilets and nowhere to go

07 August 2012
Travellers at Dale Farm in Basildon, Essex, face a renewed threat of eviction. The council forced the Travellers from their land in October last year. Dozens are now living on a nearby road.

EDL racists march in Dewsbury

03 July 2012
Around 100 anti-racists marched through Dewsbury on Saturday 30 June in protest at a rally by the racist English Defence League (EDL). Hundreds more gathered outside the mosque.

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.

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