England football players taking the knee in the Euro 2020-21 campaign and standing up to racism on and off the pitch!

Over the last year, footballers across the English Football League have taken a knee ahead of all matches to send a united message about racism following the powerful global influence of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Clive Myrie, international award-winning journalist, reflects on the importance of role models and systemic racism
Clive Myrie

Clive Myrie, international award-winning journalist, reflects on the importance of role models and systemic racism

Clive Myrie is an award winning journalist who became a recognised face in many UK households as a BBC News Presenter. Clive can often be seen presenting the One, Six…

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A TUC analysis based on ONS statistics reveals that the unemployment rate for Black and minority ethnic workers has exceeded the worst case scenario prediction and is 3 times the rate of white workers
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A TUC analysis based on ONS statistics reveals that the unemployment rate for Black and minority ethnic workers has exceeded the worst case scenario prediction and is 3 times the rate of white workers

One year after the murder of George Floyd in the US, which sparked the BLM protests in Britain, the US and across the world, a TUC report reveals alarming statistics…

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The football community’s 3-day social media boycott against growing online racism
social media boycott against growing online racism

The football community’s 3-day social media boycott against growing online racism

English football clubs from the major leagues, including the Premier League and EFL (English Football League Championship), held a three-day social media boycott in a show of solidarity against growing…

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May Day greetings to workers throughout the world! Let’s “remake our society, after Covid, as a fair society – with equality and social justice for all” (London May Day Organising Committee).

In this article Aratrust details some events people can join on May Day (1 May 2021) and gives a brief history of the trade union movement. May Day events The…

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28th April 2021 – International Workers’ Memorial Day – there are ‘tragically more deaths every year from preventable accidents at work than in wars’

Aratrust commemorates all workers who have died because of poor working conditions On this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day (IWMD), the Anti-Racist Alliance Trust (Aratrust) commemorates all workers who have…

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Letter from Lord Sheikh to the PM requesting an official apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Letter from Lord Sheikh to the PM requesting an official apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Poem: India’s post-WW1 ‘expectations dashed and shackled by iron-hearted measures’. Author's Note Following India's great service to Britain during the First World War, there was an expectation that such a…

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UNITE Community West London branch members commemorate the massacre of innocent Indians and raise their voices for an ………….. APOLOGY

Jallianwalla bagh massacre 13th April 1919 The cold blooded murder of over 400 unarmed people (the historian Kim Wagner, relying on new evidence puts the figure much higher) in the…

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