Tag Archives: #blacklivesmatter

Four activist organisations to check out this Black History Month

Author: Becky Little  History is being written every day. Despite attempts to bring in legislation such as the PCSC Bill which is being designed to introduce new police powers to subdue  activism in the 21st century there are more movements to amplify the voices of marginalised communities than ever before. We have undoubtedly come a […]

Lewis Hamilton Poses with his car

LEWIS: A Power For Change

AUTHOR: SARAH SAUNDERS      As we begin National Inclusion Week 2021 we want to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Lewis Hamilton on his legacy defining 100th Formula One Grand Prix victory in Russia on Sunday.  Hamilton is the first and only Black driver in F1 and undeniably the most successful racing driver of all […]

Protesters march against racism in the police and in support of The Mangrove. Protesters carry flags and placards.

The Mangrove Nine

Author: Sarah Saunders When we think of the civil rights movement we tend to think of the US, hardly surprising when you consider we are predominately taught American examples of the Black struggle.  Most people have heard of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Martin Luther King and the Alabama Church bombing but many […]

Chauvin is guilty. What it means, and what next.

On Tuesday 20th April 2021 police officer Derek Chauvin was found unanimously guilty of all charges relating to the murder of George Floyd. GUILTY: The third-degree murder charge. Chauvin caused George’s death by “perpetrating an act eminently dangerous to others and evincing a depraved mind, without regard for human life.” GUILTY: The second-degree manslaughter charge. […]