The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 saw between 39-300 people killed and 10,000 African Americans made homeless after three days of state violence.
With the current Black Lives Matter movement in America having accelerated due to the acts of police brutality resulting in the death of George Floyd, there is another area of the criminal justice system which the movement is exposing.
The torch of truth that 2020 has allowed to shine brighter than ever before is now turning to the dark and hidden corners of the prison system. Despite the decades-long campaigns of many...
Over four years since we published Dangerous associations: Joint enterprise, gangs and racism, by Becky Clarke and Patrick Williams, filmmaker Colin Stone has drawn on this research to create a documentary on joint enterprise.
The Black Lives Matter movement has called attention, yet again, to police racism: to understand why it has become a persistent sore we need to examine how routine practices have a discriminatory effect.
A couple of weeks ago, Adam Elliott Cooper of the University of Greenwich and The Monitoring Group, and Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations, spoke about black lives matter, policing and the criminal justice system at one of our webinars.
At our webinar on socially distanced justice, Adam Elliott-Cooper from The Monitoring Group and the University of Greenwich spoke about the recent black lives matter mobilisations.
At our webinar on socially-distanced justice yesterday, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations argued that a focus on racial disproportionalities failed to address the real causes of criminalisation of young people.
"Since 1999, there have been at least double the number of black deaths in police custody than ever before."
This week Katrina Ffrench, CEO of StopWatch, joins us to talk about stop and search.
The latest post on the Oxford University Press blog examines the link between online hate speech and hate crime as it happens in the real world.
Researcher and blog post author, Professor Matthew Williams, has been conducting research in this area. His findings suggest that anti-Black and anti-Muslim hate speech online is linked to heightened racial and religious violence and harassment.
The post is a summary of an article by...
The Stephen Lawrence Inquiry, chaired by Sir William Macpherson, has gone down in British social and political history as a watershed moment in British race relations.