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Marcus Rashford launches book club for disadvantaged children

26/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Published on BBC News on 19th April 2021  “For too long, the joy of reading has been restricted by whether or not a family has the contingency budget to purchase books.” – Marcus Rashford  Marcus Rashford, a footballer for Manchester United, announced that he has started a book club to encourage an enjoyment of reading …

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Sadiq Khan speaks to The Voice ahead of May elections for London Mayor and says tackling racial inequality is his priority

26/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Leah MahonPublished on 19th April 2021 In an interview, Sadiq Khan outlines the key issues he will be tackling in his re-election campaign. The following issues: policing, drug laws and unemployment, which disproportionately impact Black communities in the UK.  Following the death of George Floyd, Khan publicly declared support for the Black Lives …

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Bell Ribeiro-Addy shares harrowing experience during parliamentary discussion on black maternal mortality

26/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Izin AkhabauPublished on 19th April 2021 On 19th April 2021, a debate on Black Maternal Mortality was held in Parliament. This debate was held due to a petition created by campaign group FiveXMore, which got 200,000 signatures, and stated that black women are five times more likely to die during pregnancy than white …

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‘The social consequences are entirely explosive’: Black people respond as new analysis suggests 40% black youth unemployment rate

19/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Staff Writer at the Voice-Online Published on 12th April 2021  “Spiralling black youth unemployment. This is a crisis of institutional racism.” – Diane Abbott, the Shadow Home Secretary  The Office of National Statistics (ONS) reported that 40% of Black people between the ages 16-24 were unemployed between October to December 2020 in the …

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Government rewrote “independent” race report, it has emerged

19/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Leah Mahon Published on 12th April 2021  A government report on Racial and Ethnic Inequality in the UK was published on 31st March 2021. The Race and Ethnic Disparities report was commissioned by Boris Johnson in response to the Black Lives Matter protests in the UK. In July 2020, a team of twelve …

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Police confirm body found in Epping Forest identified as Richard Okorogheye

12/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

 Written by Leah Mahon Published on 8th April 2021   “He will always be my baby and I will always be his mother and no one can take that away from me,” – Evidence Joel   The body of Richard Okorogheye has been found in a lake in Epping Forest. He was a first-year university …

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Belly Mujinga: Questions raised as person alleged to have spat at Belly remains anonymous

12/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Izin Akhabau Published on 6th April 2021     “Belly was one of many transport workers going to work to keep our country moving through the pandemic. She has become a symbol of the importance of protecting people at work” – The Trades Union Congress (TUC)   Belly Mujinga, a transport worker, was …

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Richard Okorogheye: Police are “increasingly concerned” as they appeal for more information to help find missing teenager

05/04/2021 – by asdadminuser

Written by Leah Mahon Published on 29th March 2021       Richard Okorogheye, a nineteen-year-old student, went missing on Monday 22nd March 2021. He had told his mother that he was going to visit a friend but never returned. He left his wallet at home and his phone has been switched off. None of …

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