Posted on 05 January 2013.
No Justice – No Peace: By Lee Pinkerton. Original article published on The Blak Watch
Looking at the Stephen Lawrence verdict and racial justice in Britain.
“There’s no such thing as freedom in this country for a Black man. There’s no such thing as justice in this country for a Black man.”
“I had to go to ...
Posted in Black Britain, Guest Blog Posts
Posted on 10 January 2010.
The late Mrs.Joy Gardner died on 28.7.93, after being gagged and restrained with a body belt at her home, whilst being served with a deportation order - leaving a 7 year old son. Police officers were charged with manslaughter, and later acquitted.
She had come to visit her mother, Myrna Simpson, but overstayed her 6 month ...
Posted in Black Britain, Black Women, Caribbean History
Posted on 17 March 2009.
Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custodyconference
The Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and
Sickle Cell (TASC Unit) at De Montfort University, Leicester is pleased
to present this exclusive one day conference.
The conference examines Sickle Cell disorders, healthcare
neglect in prisons, racism in the criminal justice system and the
introduction of specialist custody nursing Sickle Cell and deaths in
Posted in African History, Black Britain, Black People in Europe