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Diane Abbott accused of ‘inflaming racial divides’ on ‘Black Panther of Oxford’ Sasha Johnson tweet

Speaking on LBC yesterday evening, Diane Abbott, 67, was asked if she was 'inflaming racial divides' over a tweet she posted on the shooting of Black Lives Matter activist, Sasha Johnson

Home Office sources have blasted ‘irresponsible’ Labour MP Diane Abbott for stoking ‘tensions’ after linking the shooting of Sasha Johnson to Black Lives Matter activism – despite police stressing there is no such evidence.   Ms Abbott, 67, had associated the shooting of Ms Johnson, 27, to her activism in a post on Twitter, despite an…

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Diversity star Perri Kiely wants to ‘get people talking’ about racial injustice

Ready: Diversity star Perri Kiely insists he is 'open to another backlash' after the dance troupe's controversial Black Lives Matter routine was nominated for a TV BAFTA

‘It needs to be spoken about’: Diversity star Perri Kiely wants to ‘get people talking’ about racial injustice after their controversial BLM inspired routine was nominated for a BAFTA The group suffered fierce criticism after performing the Britain’s Got Talent routine, inspired by the racial unrest that followed George Floyd’s death Regulatory body Ofcom received…

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Martin Luther King III gives insight on racial issues, guidance on allyship at King’s virtual talk – London

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A global human rights activist who is also the oldest son of the late Martin Luther King Jr. joined students at King’s University College in London, Ont., for a virtual talk Wednesday evening. Martin Luther King III, who serves as an ambassador of his parents’ legacy of social change, spoke about society’s major issues and…

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Suffolk Police ‘cleared of wrongdoing’ in ‘racial profiling’ case

Suffolk Police have allegedly been cleared of any wrongdoing after they apologised to a black couple Ingrid Antoine-Oniyoke, 47, and her 50-year-old husband Falil Oniyoke, who claimed they were racially profiled by officers near their home in Ipswich last year

The daughter of a black couple who claimed they were racially profiled after officers stopped them for ‘driving a vehicle on a road’ said Suffolk Police have been ‘cleared of any wrongdoing’.     Ingrid Antoine-Oniyoke, 47, and her 50-year-old husband Falil Oniyoke were stopped near their home in Ipswich in June last year because one…

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BLM YXE creates petition to get rid of racial slurs in Saskatchewan schools

Milly Yusuf has had both negative and positive experiences going to school in Saskatoon.

Black Lives Matter YXE (BLM YXE) has created a petition aiming to make schools more comfortable for Black students. “There is a serious lack of diverse and anti-oppressive education, and even worse our educational system continues to inflict racial trauma by using racist language. Racial epithets or slurs cannot serve educational purposes,” the online petition…

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Montreal police issue report on ‘realities’ of policing, including racial profiling – Montreal

Montreal police issue report on ‘realities’ of policing, including racial profiling - Montreal

Montreal police (SPVM) released a 50-page report looking into the current realities of policing and how the force can be improved, issuing 19 recommendations that range from tackling racial profiling to cybercrimes. “The SPVM has undertaken a rigorous consultation process with its staff, which has produced a report titled ‘Reflections on police’s reality in Quebec,’”…

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From California to Mississippi, racial justice to appear on 5 states’ ballot measures – National

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The Black Lives Matter movement isn’t named in any of the 120 statewide ballot measures up for a vote on Nov. 3. But this year’s nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice are major factors in the campaigns in several states for measures with distinctive racial themes. In California, voters will decide whether to…

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Essential workers to walk off job in U.S. over racial inequality – National

Essential workers to walk off job in U.S. over racial inequality - National

Organizers of a national workers strike say tens of thousands are set to walk off the job Monday in more than two dozen U.S. cities to protest systemic racism and economic inequality that has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” labor unions, along with social and racial justice organizations…

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