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Sara Ahmed – Brick Walls: Racism and other Hard Histories

Why I invited Professor Sara Ahmed to the Developing Social Justice Seminar Series

On 11 March 2015, I had the great pleasure of welcoming Sara Ahmed to MMU to discuss Racism as part of the social justice seminar series.  1,177 more words

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Watching the Detectives

by Jagdish Patel Follow @jagdish__patel

The Monitoring Group has often been approached to support people who report police misconduct. Recently, we were approached by a young Jamaican women from North London who had been beaten by a police officer in Great Ormond Street Hospital. 2,993 more words


Michael Gillard: An Appreciation of an Indefatigable Investigative Journalist

Hello Michael wherever you are. You have a huge capacity for friendship as well as a huge capacity for hard work, for setting your own targets, for being autotelic, for not doing what you are told all of the time. 1,614 more words


UKIP Candidate Sparks Outrage With Racist E-Mail About Stephen Lawrence's Family

A Tory MP has revealed he contacted the police after he was sent an offensive email from his UKIP opponent, in which the family of murdered Stephen Lawrence were compared to apes. 270 more words


Regional UKIP chairman condemns Stephen Lawrence remarks

Richard Elvin, the regional chairman of the UK Independence Party says a branch secretary may be stripped of her party membership after she made derogatory remarks about the murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence. 67 more words


Twitter reporting

Twitter is now one of the main tools for court reporting. The Stephen Lawrence case confirmed this, that live social media reporting was at the heart of the job. 105 more words

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Black History Month and National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2014

October is Black History Month UK #BHMUK & National Hate Crime Awareness Week 11-18th October #HCAW2014 thanks Doreen!

Click here to find out what is happening at the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust. 53 more words