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  • Dec 14 2016

    Survey: Examining cannabis use, experience and cessation by people who are of black and mixed race.

    Hello, my name is Ella and I am a third year psychology student in the School of Psychology at the University of Leeds and am currently undertaking my third year research project. The purpose of this research is to study black and mixed race individuals in order to advance our knowledge and understanding of their […]

  • Nov 30 2016

    Charlotte cop walks free after shooting to death Keith Lamont Scott

    From the Charlotte Observer – No charges will be brought against Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer Brentley Vinson in the September shooting death of a man in University City, District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday. Keith Lamont Scott, 43, was shot Sept. 20 in a confrontation with officers outside his apartment. Murray said that evidence in the […]

  • Oct 29 2016

    Marchers demand justice over deaths in police custody

    Four hundred people marched on Saturday  29th October to remember those who have died at the hands of the police and to fight for justice. The march, which went down Whitehall from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street, was organised by the United Families and Friends Campaign.   Many of the families fighting for their loved ones […]

  • Oct 12 2016

    Kingsley Burrell: 3 cops charged following custody death

    (Pic: Burrell family) From the BBC Three police officers have been charged with perjury following the death of a student in custody five years ago. Kingsley Burrell, 29, died from cardiac arrest after being arrested following a disturbance in Birmingham in 2011. more

  • Oct 10 2016

    Black Lives Matter Movement at huge Stand Up To Racism conference

    Over two hundred people crammed into the overflowing Black Lives Matter workshop at the 1,600-strong national conference of Stand up to Racism. The organisation is being relaunched to step up the fight against the rise in racism. Kadisha Burrell (Kingsley Burrell Justice Campaign), Capres Turner (Black lives matter summer protest organiser), Gary McFarlane (Black Lives Matter […]

  • Sep 24 2016

    London protest demands release of Charlotte video, justice for Sean Rigg

      50 BLM protesters gathered last night outside the US embassy in solidarity with Charlotte and the fight for justice by all the victims of police racist violence in the US. The release of the video from the Scott family is in sharp contrast to the continuing refusal of the police to let the public […]

  • Sep 23 2016

    Charlotte: Protesters Demand Police Release Video of Keith Scott’s Killing

      From Democracy Now Meanwhile, in Charlotte, North Carolina, protests continue for a third day to demand police release video of the shooting of African-American father Keith Lamont Scott. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has declared a state of emergency and mobilized the National Guard. The Charlotte mayor has also imposed a midnight curfew, amid […]

  • Sep 22 2016

    Solidarity with Charlotte, US embassy protest Fri 23rd Sep

    Black Lives Matter Movement Facebook event Stand Up To Racism Facebook event  

  • Aug 10 2016

    Black Lives Matter coming to Carnival

    Seventy BLM activists met last night and have agreed initial steps to take the movement forward. Central to our work will be building for a lively intervention around Notting Hill Carnival this year, where we have now been allocated space by Carnival organisers. Activists discussed issues ranging from economics to trade unions and have now […]