Category Archives: Black Lives Matter

Three Powerful Poems from Tari Takavarasha

Worcester’s second Black Lives Matter protest which was held on the 8th of August was another brilliantly powerful event which again highlighted the various issues surrounding systemic racism in the U.K and further afield. At the event Tariro Takavarasha, who grew up in Worcester, wrote and performed three poems which you can see below. You can see more of her

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Black Lives Matter Protest in Worcester TOMORROW

The organiser’s of the hugely successful Black Lives Matter protest on the 13th of June at the Worcester Racehorse are holding another event TOMORROW. Details are still to be confirmed about the protest but this is what we know so far: When: 08/08/2020 at 13:00 (Speakers expected to start at 13:00) Where: Worcester (Exact Details TBC) The organisers have confirmed

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Bromsgrove Council Set-Up Racial Disparity Task Group

On the 6th of July, the Overview and Scrutiny Committee of the Bromsgrove District Council voted in favour of creating a task group to investigate racial disparities within the council’s operations. This bold move from the Council comes off the back of the Black Lives Matter protests that have led many institutions around the world to review their practices and

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Making the Dream a Reality – Towards a Better Tomorrow by Darian Murray-Griffiths, Speech from the Worcester #BlackLivesMatter Protest

All credit to Darian Murray-Griffiths who wrote and performed this speech at the Worcester Black Lives Matter Protest on the 13th June, 2020. Six decades ago, the world saw everyday people become heroes as they left the tedious humdrum of their ordinary lives to become involved in the fight for change, in the struggle for freedom and in the name of justice and

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Britain: a place where accusations of racism spark more outrage than hate crimes and systemic prejudice

Throughout the last few weeks of discourse surrounding anti-Black racism, Britain has refused to own up to its role in white supremacy – a brief look at the comments of any news outlet will tell you all you need to know about the denial this country still clings to. When Dawn Butler appeared on the BBC to discuss discrimination within

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