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From Enoch Powell’s speech to Stephen Lawrence’s murder—how racism grows, and how it’s beaten back

From Enoch Powell’s speech to Stephen Lawrence’s murder—how racism grows, and how it’s beaten back This week marks the anniversaries of Enoch Powell’s “Rivers of Blood” speech and Stephen Lawrence’s murder. Both can tell us about how to fight racism

Stephen Lawrence's killing exposed the cops' racism

Stephen Lawrences killing exposed the cops racism The racist murder of Stephen Lawrence and its aftermath changed Britain. A campaign led by his parents forced the state to hold an inquiry into Stephen’s death and the police investigation into it.

What we know, and what we mustn’t forget, about Stephen Lawrence’s murder

What we know, and what we mustn’t forget, about Stephen Lawrence’s murder A new documentary about the death of Stephen Lawrence and the 25 year fight for justice airs on BBC1 this week. Hassan Mahamdallie watched it

Campaigners slam undercover policing inquiry and storm out

Campaigners slam undercover policing inquiry and storm out Campaigners and their legal team have walked out of the inquiry into undercover policing demanding that its chairman Sir John Mitting stand down.

‘Serial killer’ cop complains that he’s treated like a criminal

‘Serial killer’ cop complains that he’s treated like a criminal Also: Man dies after pepper spray, new unit to terrorise us, Stephen Lawrence CCTV out

Cop accused of cover-up in Stephen Lawrence case could get off

A top cop accused of covering up police spying on the family of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence could dodge disciplinary action if he retires.

Top cop in Stephen Lawrence probe

14 April 2015
Former head of the Metropolitan Police Lord Stevens is to be investigated over claims he did not pass documents to the Stephen Lawrence inquiry.

News round-up

25 November 2014
Lawrence suspect let go; IPCC says cops may face action; Occupy returns to parliament

Top terror cop Richard Walton facing Stephen Lawrence spy probe

03 June 2014
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to examine the role of undercover cops in the Stephen Lawrence campaign.

After scandal of police corruption in Lawrence case - Cop corruption kills

11 March 2014
Undercover cops, corrupt links to informants, shredded evidence and a murdered detective add up to a toxic scandal for London’s Met police. Simon Basketter investigates

Cops spied on Stephen Lawrence campaign because they feared the truth

11 March 2014
There had already been a series of racist murders in south east London when Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in Well Hall Road over two decades ago.

Conspiracy made killers 'untouchable'

11 March 2014
A few days after detective sergeant John Davidson was questioned in the Macpherson inquiry in 1998, Doreen Lawrence made a statement.

Lawrence report exposes rotten heart of Met police

11 March 2014
A review into police corruption in the original Stephen Lawrence murder investigation has put the establishment into crisis management mode.

Police spied on campaigners attending Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry

02 July 2013
The cops’ dirty tricks operation against Stephen Lawrence’s family and its supporters was coordinated ­nationally.

Filth: Cop spies ruined people's lives

25 June 2013
New insult to Stephen Lawrence's family

Britain's police are still rotten to the core

23 April 2013
The racist murder of teenager Stephen Lawrence opened up the institutional racism at the heart of Britain’s police 20 years ago.

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.

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

Racist killers of Stephen Lawrence lose appeal bid

23 August 2012
Racist killers of Stephen Lawrence lose appeal bid

Call for inquiry into police corruption over Stephen Lawrence

24 April 2012
Calls are growing for a new inquiry into police corruption that derailed the hunt for Stephen Lawrence’s killers.

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