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Cold Case: The Met's Missing Paperwork

Scotland Yard has lost the case files of thirteen unsolved murders, according to a report in the Daily Mirror. Rumour abounds that corrupt cops may deliberately have destroyed some of these documents relating to homicides during the 1980s. 216 more words


It's all about community and opportunity

Everyone of a certain age recognises the name Stephen Lawrence.  He was the black teenager killed in a racist attack in south east London in 1993.  663 more words


Gangland Review

The discussion about the misrepresentation of black youth.

Channel 5 recently showcased a two-part documentary giving viewers a rare insight into street gangs in London. The documentary followed the stories of various troubled black teenagers actively involved in criminal activities whilst openly flaunting weapons (knives). 1,681 more words

Song In My Head #55: Sesame Street's "Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)"

I’d always assumed this Sesame Street tune, with its vaudevillian charm, was yet another classic penned by Joe Raposo. As it turns out, “Fuzzy and Blue (and Orange)” is the result of a 1981 collaboration between Stephen Lawrence and David Axelrod. 70 more words

Don’t do anything to anyone, and people will not make trouble for you. – Stephen Lawrence http://ift.tt/29hOjBv

Stephen Lawrence

The Crucial Hours: The Stephen Lawrence Newspaper Cuttings Collection – Part 2

By Jo Manby

This is the second post in the two-part series which aims to give an overview of the contents of the Stephen Lawrence Newspaper Cuttings archive collection, gathered together over the decades by AIUC founding director, Louis Kushnick, and now being made available for reference by researchers and members of the public. 910 more words

Opening The Archive

The Crucial Hours: The Stephen Lawrence Newspaper Cuttings Collection – Part I

By Jo Manby

24 years ago this week Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death at the age of 18 by a gang of white youths, in an unprovoked racist attack at a bus stop in Eltham, south east London. 864 more words

Opening The Archive