Post Tagged with: "Racism"

  • Day of action highlights racism against Roma

    Day of action highlights racism against Roma

    News April 8, 2012 3:51 pm 1 comment

    Sunday the 8th April is Roma National day and has seen a number of marches and events internationally highlighting the problems that Roma and travellers face. These included marching on the Italian embassy. In Europe “anti-gypsy” violence and bigotry is on the rise and even in the UK events like […]

     
  • ROFL Against Racism, Monday 19th March

    ROFL Against Racism, Monday 19th March

    Event March 16, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    Monday, March 19: 7:30pm until 11:00pm The Black Heart: 2-3 Greenland Place, Camden, NW1 0AP As part of the UNITED European-wide Action Week “Open Your Mind – Speak out Against Racism” we invite you to join us for a special evening of comedy and politics a la Lampoon Apathy. Joining us to discuss the impact […]

     
  • Lewisham Anti-Racist Action Group March 6th

    Lewisham Anti-Racist Action Group March 6th

    Event February 27, 2012 2:41 pm no comments

    Tuesday, March 6, from 7:30pm until 9:30pm Venue: Town Hall Catford with special guest Dr Richard Stone who was a Panel member of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry which wrote the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry report on Institutional Racism in the police etc with many important recommendations . Dr Stone lead a discussion […]

     
  • Black activists discuss racism, police and the cuts

    Black activists discuss racism, police and the cuts

    News February 15, 2012 11:26 am no comments

    In a well attended meeting at ULU, hosted by BARAC (Black Activists Rising Against Cuts), black Londoners came together to discuss racism, the police and the cuts. With Lee Jasper in lively compere mode the meeting provoked a sometimes thoughtful, sometimes emotional discussion activists described the specific struggles they had been […]

     
  • Emmanuel Eboué is a hypocrite

    Emmanuel Eboué is a hypocrite

    Culture February 12, 2012 6:04 pm no comments

    David Mentiply on bigotry in football. Oh dear. Ex-Arsenal player Emmanuel Eboué has well and truly killed satire. I was enjoying reading his tweets of solidarity with Patrice Evra, the Manchester United player who was racially abused by Liverpool’s Luis Suarez. He also expressed admiration for Rio Ferdinand for standing […]

     
  • Vacancies: Hope Not Hate, Two Campaigns Officers

    Vacancies: Hope Not Hate, Two Campaigns Officers

    Vacancies January 29, 2012 4:01 pm no comments

    Job Title: Campaigns Officers x 2 (3 month fixed term contract) Working For: Hope not Hate Salary: £24,000 pro rata Job Details: Overview HOPE not hate is one of the largest and most successful political action groups in the country. Working with local community groups across the country we have managed to undermine […]

     
  • Book Review: Battle for the East End – Jewish resistance to fascism

    Book Review: Battle for the East End – Jewish resistance to fascism

    Culture January 17, 2012 1:54 pm 2 comments

    David Rosenberg’s Battle for the East End covers a tremendously important aspect of the fight against fascism in thirties Britain. While many books and articles focus on the left’s response to Oswald Mosley and the near mythic confrontation in Cable Street in 1936 Rosenberg highlights the specific, yet often ignored, role […]

     
  • The Weekend’s London Links: what the papers say

    The Weekend’s London Links: what the papers say

    Overflow January 15, 2012 12:03 pm no comments

    Hope you’re having a good weekend. Here’s a few  links we spotted out and about that you might find interesting or useful; The Hackney Citizen asks you to use your spare room for good. The Islington Tribune is bigging up the green volunteers. The Camden New Journal hosts Big Smoke […]

     
  • Monday’s London Links

    Monday’s London Links

    Overflow January 9, 2012 11:34 am no comments

    Transpontine looks back at racist murder in South East London. It’s all getting rubbish Inside Croydon. The Guardian asks whether the police are discriminating against the urban music scene. Fair pay campaigners have been forcibly ejected from canary wharf. East London Lines. Lancaster Unity reports there’s a man hunt on […]

     
  • Media takes focus from actual racism in Abbott ‘race’ storm

    Media takes focus from actual racism in Abbott ‘race’ storm

    Voices January 5, 2012 6:26 pm 8 comments

    Jim Jepps examines today’s so called twitter controversy and asks whether Diane Abbott is a racist or facing a backlash of racism. One unexpected aftermath of the Stephen Lawrence murder convictions is the vilification of the first female black MP, Diane Abbott, who has the unasked for distinction of being […]