Posts Tagged ‘racism’
Stephen Lawrence: Legacy that lives on
Stephen Lawrence: Legacy that lives on

By Shamik Das Wednesday, 04 January 2012 17:50 Stephen Lawrence’s killers were today jailed for the racist murder of the 18-year-old 18 years ago. Gary Dobson has been jailed for a minimum 15 years and two months, David Norris has been jailed for a minimum 14 years and three months. As justice begins to catch up on his […]

Stephen Lawrence: Legacy that lives on
Stephen Lawrence: Legacy that lives on

By Shamik Das Wednesday, 04 January 2012 17:50 Stephen Lawrence’s killers were today jailed for the racist murder of the 18-year-old 18 years ago. Gary Dobson has been jailed for a minimum 15 years and two months, David Norris has been jailed for a minimum 14 years and three months. As justice begins to catch up on his […]

How right-wingers jumped the shark over Diane Abbott’s tweet
How right-wingers jumped the shark over Diane Abbott’s tweet

Friday, 06 January 2012 18:14 By Sunny Hundal Most commentators and activists on the left think/write about race through the prism of power, privilege and historical context (slavery etc). In the last few years I’ve started using an additional prism – civil liberties. So the controversy around Diane Abbott’s tweetgate gives me a delicious opportunity […]