By Zephaniah Samuels
Lee Lawrence, son of Cherry Groce who was shot in the back by Inspector Douglas Lovelock during a police raid on her home in 1985, sparking the Brixton uprisings, has tweeted that their family's victory as securing legal aid for representation at his mother inquest is not the... Read more..
Concerns that the community are no clearer on what happened two years after riot police and firearms officers attended an incident at a South London mental health ward, has led to London Assembly member Baroness Jenny Jones writing to Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe and Minister of State... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels Human Rights campaigns group, BMH UK campaign against 'black deaths in custody' has made a breakthrough, as it's director has been privy to a letter from the Home Office ordering an inquiry into the treatment of vulnerable people in custody on the back of an exclusive the Sunday... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels Experts and professionals across the community have called for a renewed focus on addressing the discrimination and over use of coercion faced by black patients over represented in mental health hospitals in the face of a flawed study led by Swaran Singh refuting the existence... Read more..
By Matilda MacAttram Wednesday 2 April 2008 The only permanent exhibition to shed light on the city of London’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade is on permanent view at the Museum in Docklands.