Tag Archives: BME

Stephen Lawrence: The state of policing of BME communities 21 years on

Ever since the tragedy of losing their son, the Lawrence family have been working tirelessly to save other families from having to go through an ordeal similar to theirs. Their efforts prompted changes in policing, forensic science, the law, employment and community relations, and also left many campaign groups across the country feeling very inspired – including West Yorkshire’s Racial Justice Network who have been campaigning for greater Police Commissioner accountability. read more

Racism and discrimination in employment in Europe

This includes a report on the UK, on racism and discrimination in employment in Europe. One of the key findings is that ‘the economic and financial crisis, and the lack of social investment, have worsened the employment gap between migrants, ethnic and religious minorities and the majority population’. read more