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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (8 – 22 June 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights    7 June: Despite twenty-six prosecution witnesses failing to

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Fortnightly Bulletin

What would Pearl Prescod’s generation think?

IRR News 10 – 23 June 2022 The IRR is thrilled to launch this week a new Black history project on the life of Caribbean-British actor, singer and civil rights campaigner Pearl Prescod. Pearl Prescod: a Black life lived large, featured in today’s guardian online, records the achievements of the first Black female player at

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Press Release

Pearl Prescod: A Black life lived large

  A new Black history project on the life of the Caribbean-British actor, singer and civil rights campaigner Pearl Prescod tells the largely overlooked story of a generation of anti-colonial artists and activists who questioned Britain’s role in the decades following World War Two.         This biographical pamphlet produced by the Institute

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (25 May – 8 June 2022)

  A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. Find these stories and all others since 2014 on our searchable database, the Register of Racism and Resistance. ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights    26 May: Home Office data shows that 75

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Fortnightly Bulletin

When racism has lethal consequences

IRR News 27 May – 9 June 2022 Later this month, a ground-breaking documentary film sharing the stories of nurses, midwives and healthcare workers and their experiences of racism before, during and after the pandemic, will premiere in London and Sheffield. Part of a research project from Nursing Narratives, Sheffield Hallam University and Migrant Media,

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Nursing Narratives: racism in the pandemic

  Ahead of the London Premiere of  EXPOSED – a ground-breaking documentary film that shares the stories of nurses, midwives and healthcare workers collected during a research project about the experiences of racism before, during and after the pandemic – Anandi Ramamurthy writes on the key findings of Nursing Narratives.   ‘We are not a

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Calendar of Racism and Resistance (11 – 25 May 2022)

A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe ASYLUM | MIGRATION | BORDERS | CITIZENSHIP Asylum and migrant rights       15 May: It is revealed that people whose British spouses have died are facing destitution and deportation because the Home Office is charging a £2,404 administrative fee

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Fortnightly Bulletin

Why can’t police acknowledge institutional racism?

IRR News 13 – 26 May 2022 How can an organisation become ‘actively anti-racist’ without acknowledging the existence of institutional racism? The National Police Chiefs’ Council and College of Policing this week launched its Police Race Action Plan, tasked with ‘Improving policing for Black people’. Like so many plans and strategies before it, it is

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