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More blacks in US prisons than enslaved in 1850
Martin Luther King 'I have a dream' [in full]
Qld man given drugs against guidelines
An aboriginal case of significance
Franz Fanon; Fifty Years On
Brian Paddick pledges to tackle Met police racism
Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate says he will appoint independent commissioner for standards if he is voted in
Police up to 28 times more likely to stop and search black people – study
'The research from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) looked at police stop powers where officers do not require suspicion of involvement in crime, known as section 60 stops.'
New Studies Show Racial Bias in Pre-Trial Release and Prison Sentences
Two studies published recently in Justice Quarterly find evidence of racial bias in pre-trial release and prison sentences for blacks.
Social workers 'at rock bottom' over issue of race and adoption
Professional body to tell Lords committee that political stereotyping has hampered efforts to rehome vulnerable children....
Sergio Garcia's 'fried chicken' remark on Tiger Woods harms golf
"Sergio Garcia's crack that he would serve Tiger Woods "fried chicken" meant that one of golf's top stars was prepared to use racial stereotyping to gain a laugh."
Met police commissioner urges staff to report racist behaviour
"Bernard Hogan-Howe says he has been 'shocked' by recent revelations and 'will not stand for any racism or racists'."
Whitewashing Black History Month
"Arizona's suppression of Mexican American studies fits a pattern of making history serve an exclusionary nationalist mythology."
For too many African-Americans, prison is a legacy passed from father to son
"Today is Martin Luther King Day. But with more African-American men facing jail than were enslaved in 1850, there is little to celebrate."
'We call people like Norris and Dobson RAs - Racist Attackers. They target you just because you are black'
"When Gary Dobson and David Norris were found guilty of Lawrence's murder - brought the anger and suspicion back to the surface for his successors at Blackheath Bluecoat."
Since Stephen Lawrence's racist murder, how many more? 96
"Since Stephen Lawrence died in London in 1993, the Institute of Race Relations has recorded 96 racist murders in Britain."
Key Macpherson report figure says Met is still racist
"One of the panel identified stop and search as proof of continuing racism."
Gary Dobson and David Norris never escaped shadow of suspicion
"Stephen Lawrence's murderers grew from swaggering teenage racists into jobless middle-aged men."
Young black men make up four in 10 of youth jail population
"Report shows proportion of black and minority ethnic young men in young offender institutions in England and Wales has risen."
When Social Fear Is Missing, So Are Racial Stereotypes
"Children with Williams Syndrome are missing something else the rest of us have from a very tender age: the proclivity to stereotype others based on their race."
Racial Bias in Capital Sentencing
"A new study of capital sentences handed down in first degree murder cases finds evidence of racial bias against minority defendants who killed white victims."
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