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Deaths in British police custody

Will British Home Secretary Theresa May’s inquiry end the culture of impunity? asks Dan Glazebrook.

Filed in: Equality Law Race Society

Prisons in Georgia are plantations

The old master and slave mentality is alive and kicking, writes Brandon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Prisons Race United States

‘Lithuanian, Romanian, what’s the difference?’

Paul Wojnicki laments the acceptance of casual racism in British society.

Filed in: Europe Language Race Society

Of friend and foe

Sustained by support from the outside, Brandon Astor Jones faces enemies daily within the prison walls.

Filed in: Prisons Race United States

Santa’s helper is a racist caricature

Tensions are running high in Amsterdam following court’s ruling on ‘Black Pete’, writes Beulah Maud Devaney.

Filed in: Netherlands Race

Michael Brown is not just another statistic

Ferguson protests are fuelled by anger at social and racial inequality, says Cristiana Moisescu.

Filed in: Class Race United States

Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race United States

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

Shades of Dred Scott in the case of Trayvon Martin

Second-class citizens? Barack Obama should step-in over George Zimmerman’s acquittal for shooting the black teenager, writes Lloyd Williams.

Filed in: Crime Law Politics Race United States

Aimé Césaire: a leader of the (cultural) struggle

Philip Crispin celebrates the centenary of the Martinican poet, playwright and politician who showed that Empire ‘writes back.’

Filed in: Africa Caribbean Colonialism Culture Poetry Race

Angela Davis: making waves since 1961

Once on the FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list, the civil rights activist has no intention of slowing down. She talks to Frank Barat about her inspiration.

Filed in: Activism Race United States Women

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